Two Oneida County Men Arrested for Separate Sex Crimes
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office and the Child Advocacy Center have arrested two men for two different alleged sexual crimes.
The first arrest was 30-year-old Thomas Zandi Jr. of Rome. He was arrested by Oneida County Sheriff's Office Investigator Melissa Bolton, who is assigned to the CAC. Zandi Jr. is facing a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child. He is accused of inappropriate contact with a 15-year-old female.
The second is 41-year-old James Flatt. Flatt was arrested by two officers with the Child Advocacy Center. He is accused of having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old female child. He is facing charges of Forcible Touching and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both misdemeanors.
Both victims have been offered counseling through the Child Advocacy Center and orders of protection have been requested by the court on the victims behalf.