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26-year-old man wanted in RPD’s Warrant of the Week

Public Safety A 26-year-old man wanted out of City Court for assault and resisting arrest is the Rome Police Department’s Warrant of the Week. Police said Lorenzo Dugger, of Lenox Street, is wanted on four warrants out of City Court for two counts of assault and two counts of resisting arrest. The warrants were issued in September and October. Police said Dugger has a last known address on... 11:30am 04/21/18

Charged in Sunoco robbery

Public Safety A 29-year-old woman is accused of robbing the Sunoco convenience store on East Dominick Street early Friday morning. Police said Brittney N. Vaughn, of Rome, entered the store near Gansevoort Avenue at about 2:26 a.m. and asked the night clerk to make change. When the clerk opened the cash register, police said Vaughn reached over the counter and grabbed a handful of cash from... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Seasonal Sports to replace damaged sign at Bobby Page Memorial Fields

Public Safety The Rome Youth Baseball League announced on Facebook Thursday that the damaged sign at the Bobby Page Memorial Fields will be replaced with the help of Seasonal Sports in Whitesboro. Fred Marriott, general manager at Seasonal Sports, has offered to replace the sign free of charge, according to League officials. Seasonal Sports is a screen printing and embroidery shop in... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Fire destroys garage in Lee Center

Public Safety LEE CENTER — A 2 1/2 story garage on Route 69 was destroyed by flames Thursday evening. Lee Center Fire Chief James Rouillier Jr. said an alarm was received from a resident at a neighboring trailer park from the garage at about 5:45 p.m. The structure was fully involved upon arrival, Rouillier said. About 40 fire personnel responded to the scene. Mutual aid was received from... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Utica College student accused of threats offered plea deal

Public Safety Former Utica College student Fahrudin Omerovic has been offered a plea deal of 10 years in state prison for the terroristic threats that led to a campus-wide evacuation. Omerovic considered the telephone calls a “prank,” according to his defense attorney. “This is a person who thought he was engaged in a simple prank, nothing more than that,” attorney John Raspante said in... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Public Safety Logs — April 20, 2018

Public Safety Mutual aid logTo report an emergency: 911Thursday7:02 a.m. Taberg, Willson Road East, Annsville, wires down.10:10 a.m. West Leyden, Route 26, Ava, accident.11:52 a.m. New London, wires down.1:16 p.m. Vernon Center, mutual aid.2:56 p.m. Vernon and Vineall Ambulance, accident.5:38 p.m. Lee Center, Route 69, structure fire.5:40 p.m. Taberg, to same.5:52 p.m. Camden and... 4:00pm 04/20/18