Reporters in the nation's capitol were scrambling to move into breaking news mode on Tuesday night. Another member of President Trump's inner circle had resigned due to scandal and this one might be the biggest of all. Or is this story Fake News?
Utica Common Council member Joe Marino is questioning a release sent out last week by Mayor Palmieri in which it was stated that a Utica firefighter was punished after an investigation into an allegation by a prospective recruit.
WIBX's Bill Keeler was unable to hold back the emotion and anger over the latest case at the Utica Fire Department in which a young prospective recruit's text messages reveal a world of alleged masturbation, porn movies and sex games. Listen to audio below.
The fallout continued on Monday over the lurid charges against the acting Utica Fire Chief over his relationship with a young prospective fire recruit. Samantha Colosimo-Testa made public a letter she sent to Mayor Palmieri on Monday demanding details on the accusations and how the matter was handled by city hall.
Utica's interim Fire Chief John Kelly took advantage of a prospective recruit and brought him into a world of porn and sex, often times while on duty and inside the Utica fire station, a source who asked not to be identified told WIBX.