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Man convicted of Utica College threat pleads guilty in identity theft case

The Utica man convicted for making threats against Utica College and causing a lockdown on campus has pleaded guilty on charges for an unrelated incident.

Posted: Dec. 11, 2018 2:09 PM
Updated: Dec. 11, 2018 5:20 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – The Utica man convicted for making threats against Utica College and causing a lockdown on campus has pleaded guilty on charges for an unrelated incident.

Fahrudin Omerovic, 24, entered a guilty plea for second-degree identity theft.

He was accused of using a family friend’s credit card to purchase two vacuum cleaners from Utica College’s online bookstore, totaling $564.18, which he then had delivered to the bookstore in his own name, according to police.

Omerovic is scheduled to be sentenced in this case on February 18 of next year.

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