A man wanted for household charges

This week’s Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week is a Rome man, wanted on 2 separate warrants by the Rome Police Department.

Police say Anthony Aldi, 29, is wanted in connection with several incidents of domestic violence, according to Rome PD officer Jeffrey Buckley. According to the police, between October 2021 and January 2022, Aldi was involved in several domestic incidents which resulted in the issuance of two arrest warrants. Buckley says one of the arrest warrants was for 2nd assault with a weapon and 3 counts of criminal contempt 2n/a degree, disobeying a court order. The second warrant was for 1 count of criminal contempt 2sd, disobey a court order.

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


Agency: Rome City Police Department

Name: Anthony Aldi

Date of Birth : 08/05/1992

Descriptors: White male, 5′ 6″, 185 pounds

Location: Rome


PL 215.50 (03) Criminal Contempt 2n/a (Four accounts)

PL 120.05 (02) Assault 2n/a with the intent of a weapon to cause bodily harm (Class D felony)

Buckley added to remind that “everyone is innocent until proven guilty in court”.

According to authorities, sharing this story with friends and family and on social media increases the chances of keeping our neighborhoods safe. Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% anonymous and cash rewards are given to people who provide credible and accurate information that results in the arrest of wanted people.


Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is a completely anonymous, community-based program, allowing people to give advice privately without fear of reprisal. Crime Stoppers also offers cash rewards to individuals who provide information leading to the arrest of a suspect.

If you have any information about Aldi, contact Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. You can place a 100% anonymous tip in several ways.

1) Via this site by clicking on Submit advice

2) Directly on www.p3tips.com

3) By calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS)

4) by downloading the P3TIPS Android app

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

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