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Utica man accused of inappropriate conduct with young boy

Matthew Cummings

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Utica man accused of engaging in inappropriate conduct with a boy under the age of 17.

Posted: Nov 15, 2019 3:13 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Utica man accused of engaging in inappropriate conduct with a boy under the age of 17.

Matthew Cummings, 28, was arrested Friday, Nov. 15, and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and first-degree unlawful dealing with a child, both misdemeanors.

The Sheriff’s Office says the arrest came after an incident that happened in July of 2019.

An order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim, who has also been offered services through the Child Advocacy Center.

Cummings was held at the Utica Police Department, pending arraignment at Utica City Court.

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