Utica police officer pleads guilty to harassment following fight with firefighter

Jacob Penree appears in Utica City Court on May 30.

The Utica police officer charged with assaulting a firefighter last may has pleaded guilty to harassment.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 5:59 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The Utica police officer charged with assaulting a firefighter last may has pleaded guilty to harassment.

According to Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara, Jacob Penree's trial has been disposed.

The fight led to the firefighter allegedly receiving cuts and swelling to his face, including stitches to his right eyebrow.

The officer was not on duty at the time of the alleged assault.

Penree was fined for the charge and is suspended without pay.

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