Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica Police had their hands full early Sunday morning while responding to a large house party on Catherine Street.  According to Utica Police, about 100 people were at the residence when multiple fights broke out.

A UPD supervisor called in every available unit, including outside agencies to help take control of the situation.

According to authorities, during the fracas a Utica Police officer was punched in the head from behind by 24-year old Reginald Spratt. When the dust settled, 5 people were arrested at the scene, with another 2 arrested later at the Utica Police Station after fighting with officers.

Arrested were:

  1. Anthony Porter (age 48, of Jefferson Avenue, Utica), who was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree,
  2. Monique Jenkins (age 38, of Wetmore Street, Utica), who was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree and resisting arrest.
  3. Tiarra Walker (age 19, of Elizabeth Street, Utica) who as charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, resisting arrest, and harassment in the 2nd degree.
  4. Reginald Spratt (age 24, of Howard Avenue, Utica), who was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, resisting arrest, and harassment in the 2nd degree.
  5. Dequan Spratt (age 21, of Wetmore Street, Utica) who was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, resisting arrest, and harassment in the 2nd degree.
  6. Imari Cubbage (age 18, of Lenox Avenue, Utica) charged with resisting arrest and harassment in the 2nd degree.
  7. Zach Orengo (age 23, of Elizabeth Street, Utica) charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, resisting arrest, and harassment in the 2nd degree.