Rome PD, Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week
Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers and the Rome City Police Department are asking for people to share information on the whereabouts of this week's Wanted Person of the Week.
According to Cpt. Kevin James, police are looking for 39-year-old Steven C. Cruz of W. Thomas Street in Rome on a handful of charges including Assault.
The first is a Bench Warrant for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (A Misdemeanor) and Harassment (Violation), said James. These charges stem from a physical domestic incident that occurred in October of 2020. The second warrant is an Arrest Warrant for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (A Misdemeanor), 2 counts of Criminal Mischief (A Misdemeanor), Unlawful Imprisonment (A Misdemeanor), and Assault 3rd (A Misdemeanor). These charges stem from a physical domestic that occurred a few days ago.
Police say, these incidents did not involve the same victim. Cruz has a last known address on W. Thomas St. in the City of Rome.
MOHAWK VALLEY CRIME STOPPERS WANTED PERSON OF THE WEEK
Agency: Rome City Police Department
Name: Steven C. Cruz
Location: City of Rome
Physical domestic incident that occurred in October of 2020. The second warrant is an Arrest Warrant for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (A Misdemeanor), 2 counts of Criminal Mischief (A Misdemeanor), Unlawful Imprisonment (A Misdemeanor), and Assault 3rd (A 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 Cruz, 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 www.p3tips.com
3) By calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS)
4) by downloading the Android app P3TIPS
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.]