Schenectady police detective accused in Varick Street bar fight

Utica police say 33-year-old Steven Nelson hit a bar employee.

Posted: Apr 18, 2019 5:14 PM

A Schenectady police detective is facing charges in the city of Utica for allegedly getting into a fight at the Celtic Harp on Varick Street.

Utica police say 33-year-old Steven Nelson hita bar employee.

Nelson, an active sworn member of the Schenectady Police Department, was charged with harassment.

The Utica Police Department says the incident happened just after midnight.

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