According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Derrick O'Meara, who is the Director of the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center, 36-year-old Robert Nagy, has been arrested following an investigation into a physical altercation that took place at Nagy’s home in the Town of Boonville. It is alleged that during the altercation, Nagy choked two children under the age of 11, pulled one of the children’s pants down, and threatened to sexually assault the child.

Nagy is charged with 2 counts of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood Circulation and 4 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, (all Class A Misdemeanors).

Rome Police Detective Eric Stevens, who is assigned to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center, conducted the investigation with the assistance of members of the Lewis County Child Advocacy Center.

Nagy was arrested on Friday, May 17, 2024, by Detective Stevens and Sheriff’s Office Investigator Tyler Barnes, who is also assigned to the Child Advocacy Center. Nagy was arraigned in CAP Court at the Oneida County Correctional Facility. He was remanded to the facility in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, or $25,000 bond.

Nagy was released on May 18, 2024, after posting the $25,000 bond.

An Order of Protection has been issued on behalf of the victim’s and services have been offered to the children through the Child Advocacy Center.