Suspicious object found, correctional facility near Utica on lockdown for several hours

The Marcy Correctional facility was on lockdown this afternoon for several hours after officers noticed something suspicious in his living area, according to the State Department of Corrections.

The incident began after an inmate began acting out was very angry. The supervisor was alerted facility was then on medium security.

They searched the inmates cell and the dorm was evacuated when they noticed something suspicious. The New York State police came in with a K-9 and determined it wasn't anything.

The investigation is ongoing to determine if discipline is necessary.