Rome Police seek fugitive wanted on fraud charge


A 51-year-old man wanted on a scheme to defraud charge is the Rome Police Department’s Warrant of the Week.

Shawn J. Harrington, with a last known address on Hillsboro Road in Camden, is wanted on a warrant out of City Court on a charge of first-degree scheme to defraud, a felony, police said.

Harrington had been arraigned in court, then never showed up for any return court appearances, authorities stated.

Harrington is a white male with brown hair. Police said he is 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighs 260 pounds.

Anyone with information on Harrington or his whereabouts is asked to contact Rome Police at 315-339-7780 or go online to

All calls will be kept confidential. Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers will also accept anonymous tips at 1-866-730-8477.

Meanwhile, the previous Warrant of the Week — 26-year-old Brandon M. Budlong, of Rome — has since been taken into custody on his open warrant, police stated.


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