Utica man accused of assaulting girlfriend at motel, driving drunk from scene

A Utica man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend at Christy’s Motel in the town of Webb, and driving away from the scene while drunk.

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 12:21 PM
Updated: Jun 29, 2020 1:10 PM

WEBB, N.Y. – A Utica man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend at Christy’s Motel in Old Forge, and driving away from the scene while drunk.

Michael Solari, 58, is accused of attacking his girlfriend, and then head-butting the person who reported the incident, before fleeing the scene. Police pulled him over on Route 28, where they say he was hostile with officers and resisted arrest. It took three officers to take him into custody.

Solari is charged with the following:

  • Criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation
  • Third-degree assault
  • Second-degree harassment
  • Resisting arrest
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • DWI .08% or more
  • Traffic infractions

He was processed at the Town of Webb Police Department, arraigned and released on his own recognizance. He scheduled to appear in Town of Webb Court at a later date.

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