The Rome City Police Department is looking for a 27-year-old Brewerton Man as part of this week's Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week.

DeShawn P. Jackson, who police say frequents the city of Rome, is wanted by police on weapons charges, according to Detective Commander Kevin James. James says that Jackson is wanted on Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree (PL265.01 sub1), a charge that stemmed from a previous traffic stop in the city.

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

WANTED BY ROME CITY POLICE

Name: DeShawn P. Jackson

DOB: 11/04/1993

Race: Black

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 195lbs

Police added 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.

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If you have any information about Rodriguez or Ilert-Laporte, 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.

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