A 26-year-old man who failed to show up to a court appearance is the Rome Police Department’s Warrant of the Week.
Police said Brandon M. Budlong, with a last known address on Rome-Taberg Road, is wanted on an open warrant out of City Court on a charge of first-degree driving while impaired by drugs. Police said Budlong was arraigned in court and then never returned for future court dates.
Budlong is a white male with brown hair. Police said he is 5-feet, 7-inches tall and weighs about 185 pounds.
Anyone with information on Budlong or his whereabouts is asked to contact Rome Police at 315-339-7780 or go online to www.romepd.com.
All calls will be kept confidential, the law enforcement officials said. Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers will also accept anonymous tips at 1-866-730-8477.