NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop D Commander
On June 8, 2021, the New York State Police Troop D Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team and Special Operations Response Team executed a search warrant on a residence in the City of Utica.
As a result of the execution of the search warrant Christopher L. Wallace, age 38 from Utica was arrested. Wallace is currently on parole with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and on probation with United States Federal Probation Office. As a result of the search warrant, two loaded firearms, a quantity of fentanyl, and drug paraphernalia were taken into evidence.
Wallace is charged with Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd degree (class “B” felony), (2) counts of Criminal Possession of Weapon 2nd degree (class “C” felony), and Criminal Possession of Weapon 3rd degree (class “D” felony).
Wallace was transported to the Oneida County Jail for centralized arraignment and was held without bail. The New York State Police were assisted by the Utica Police Department in this investigation.