On April 9, 2019 at approximately 3:00 p.m., New York State Police at Norwich arrested 40 year old Ethan J. Licari of Vestal for the felony of Assault in the second degree.
On March 27, 2019 troopers were dispatched to Valley Ridge Center for Intensive Treatment in the town of Norwich after a resident and a staff member were involved in a physical altercation. After an investigation, it was determined that Licari did restrain a resident who was aggressive but Licari then struck the resident which resulted in serious injuries.
Licari was arrested on April 9 and arraigned in the town of Norwich court where he was released on his own recognizance. His scheduled to return to court on April 18, 2019.