On January 23rd, 2022 at approximately 8:30AM Utica Police units were dispatched to an apartment at 929 Hillcrest Ave regarding a fight investigation.
Upon arrival the officers spoke to several parties who stated that a male had initiated an argument with several females when he grabbed one of them by the throat and began to choke her. This female informed family members of what had occurred, and upon their arrival the male brandished a handgun in a threatening manner and then hid the gun and fled the residence.
Officers were able to locate and detain the male soon thereafter. The victim parties informed the officers of where the handgun was, and a loaded 9mm gun was secured.
The male was then transported to the Utica Police Department and at the conclusion of the investigation, Tyheim Holland age 20 of Utica was charged with the following:
Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Criminal Possession of a Firearm Menacing 2nd Criminal Obstruction of Breathing NYS Parole Violation