The Oneida City Police Department is looking for a Rome man on 2 felony warrants following a petit larceny and weapons charges, according to Sgt. Mike Burgess. 40-year-old Joseph E. Flock is this week's Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week.

Police say, Flock is wanted for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd (firearm) (class C felony), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (firearm) (class D felony), and a second warrant for Petit Larceny (a class A misdemeanor). Burgess says the incident occurred on January 2, in the city of Oneida.


According to Burgess, Flock was last known to be living in Rome.


Agency:            Oneida City Police Department

Name:              Joseph E. Flock

DOB:                11/22/1981 (40yo)

Descriptors:      Caucasian, 5’0, 160lbs, brown hair, brown eyes

Location:          Last known to be in the Rome area

Charges:           Warrant #1:

Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd (firearm)(class C felony)

Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (firearm)(class D felony)

                           Warrant #2:

Petit Larceny (class A misdemeanor)

Incident:         Occurred on 1/2/2022, at about 1:55pm, at a business on Genesee St, Oneida.

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

Burgess 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.

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If you have any information about Flock, 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

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

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