UTICA – A local man previously convicted of first-degree rape has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Wallis A. Flagg, 31, of Utica, was arrested for physically assaulting and raping a woman in Rome on Jan. 3, 2019. He was found guilty on charges of rape, third-degree assault, third-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny.
In addition to the 12-year sentence, Flagg will also be under 10 years of post-release supervision. He was also issued an order of protection and ordered to pay restitution.