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Cicero Man Arrested In Oneida After Leading Troopers On Chase

State Police in Oneida arrested Michael Sarbocca, age 43 from Cicero, NY for the following:

  • Criminal Mischief 2nd degree – class “D” felony

  • Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree – class ”D” felony

  • Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree – class “A” misdemeanor

  • Criminal Mischief 4th degree - class “A” misdemeanor

  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree - class “A” misdemeanor

  • Resisting Arrest - class “A” misdemeanor

  • Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a motor vehicle 3rd degree - class “A” misdemeanor

  • DWAI – Drugs – an unclassified misdemeanor

On October 3, 2021, at 10:52 p.m., Troopers attempted to stop a Toyota pickup truck for inadequate tail lamps at the intersection of Main Street and Madison Street in the city of Oneida. The operator, later identified as Michael Sarbocca refused to stop and continued down recklessly down several city streets and entered the Glenwood plaza shopping center in Oneida. The driver then struck a dumpster and in an attempt to escape, intentionally struck a marked State Police patrol car. The operator continued across a field and then struck the front porch of an abandoned house on Glenwood Avenue. Sarbocca then fled on foot and was quickly taken into custody.

During the investigation, Troopers were advised that the pick-up Sarbocca was driving was reported stolen in the town of DeWitt. Sarbocca was transported to the Madison County Jail to be held on the charges above and for parole violation.

State Police were assisted by the Oneida City Police Department.

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