Standoff in the town of Floyd, man in custody

Officials with the Oneida County Sheriff's Department said a man had a dagger outside of a home in Floyd on Sunday afternoon, forcing a standoff for over an hour.

Posted: Jan 13, 2019 3:07 PM
Updated: Jan 14, 2019 10:11 AM

NEW INFORMATION- Officials with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert Carcone, 23, of Utica for menacing a police officer and misdemeanor charges of criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest, criminal mischief and menacing another party prior to law enforcement’s arrival.

According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Department, they responded to the residence on Sandy Circle for a mental health violation. When they arrived, they were confronted by Carcone who was armed with a Dagger. This home was his relatives and there were people inside the home.

Deputies said Carcone came at them with the dagger several times during the incident. Officers used pepperspray while Carcone refused orders to drop the weapon. He finally dropped the weapon and deputies arrested him.

Everyone made it out safe, and Carcone was taken to Oneida County C.A.P. court and arraigned on charges.

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FLOYD-Officials with the Oneida County Sheriff's Department said a man had a dagger outside of a home in Floyd on Sunday afternoon, forcing a standoff for over an hour.

Just before 1 p.m. the Oneida County Sheriff's Office along with New York State Police responded to a home on Sandy Circle in the town of Floyd for a mental health violation.

Sheriff's deputies told NEWSChannel 2 a male subject had a dagger and there were other people inside the residence.

Deputies and officers approached the home with weapons drawn for about an hour and a half.

The male subject was taken into custody, and the investigation is ongoing.

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