Utica sex offender arrested for exposing himself to woman leaving work

Dewayne Denis

A Utica man on the sex offender registry was arrested for exposing himself to a woman leaving work last Wednesday.

32-year old Dewayne Denis is charged with public lewdness and with failing to notify a change of address

as a sex offender


The woman told police she saw the man masturbating alongside the building as she left a business on Oriskany Street, and she quickly got in her car. He continued while staring at her.

She described the man to officers and an investigator noticed the suspect was a sex offender who they were already looking into for failing to inform of an address change.

Utica Police are investigating several similar reports and are asking if anyone has had a similar crime committed against them. You can call them at 735-3301.