Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers and the Rome Police are asking for the public's help in finding a Lee Center man who's wanted on two Rome City Court Arrest Warrants, according to Captain Kevin James.

46-year-old Edward J. Williamson whose last known address was on Capron Rd. in Lee Center, was arrested on several charges including Robbery in the 1st, a Class B Felony, weapons charges, and endangering the welfare of a child.

The second warrant issued against Williamson involves a Criminal Trespass in the 3rd degree, a Class B Felony. This charge is in connection to an incident where Williamson was charged with going under vehicles in a posted private lot owned by local businesses back on August 1, 2022.  

Williamson is also wanted by the Binghamton City Police Department for a Menacing 2nd (A misdemeanor) warrant.


Edward J. Williamson

AKA: Ed Joe Williamson

DOB: 12/08/73 (46 YOA)

White male

Height: 5’06”

Weight: 164 lbs.

LKA: Capron Rd. Lee Center

Williamson is wanted on two Rome City Court Arrest warrants.

The first warrant is for:

Robbery 1st (B felony)

Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D felony)

Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th (A misdemeanor)

 Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A misdemeanor) 2 counts

 Menacing 2nd (A misdemeanor)  

These charges are in connection with a robbery that occurred

On August 8, 2022 in the City of Rome.

The second warrant is for:

Criminal Trespass 3rd (B misdemeanor)

Police are asking for calls and tips to be made to the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers tip line, anonymously at 1-866-730-8477.

Police added as a reminder that "everyone is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law."

Authorities say, sharing this story with friends and family and on social media increases the chance of keeping our neighborhoods safe. Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% anonymous and cash rewards are given to people who deliver credible and accurate information which results in the arrest of wanted persons. 

Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is a community based program that is 100% completely anonymous, allowing people to deliver tips privately without fear of retribution. Crime Stoppers also offers cash rewards to people who provide information that lets to a suspect's arrest.

If you have any information about Williamson, contact Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. You can place a 100% anonymous tip several ways.

1) Through this site by clicking submit a tip

2) Directly at

3) By calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS)

4) by downloading the Android app P3TIPS

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Crime Stoppers asks that tips are not submitted through Facebook Messenger. All tips must go through the tip lines.


[AUTHOR'S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New York State Police.  Regardless of any statements or photographs regarding potential evidence presented or accusations alleged, the reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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