Crime Stoppers Wanted Person Captured Following Advice

Police in the town of Oneida report that less than two hours after the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week aired on Thursday morning, an accusation was given which resulted in the woman’s arrest.

“Within two hours of this morning’s broadcast, the app received a nice tip and we promptly took Latashia Jackson into custody,” said the sergeant. Mike Burgess of Oneida Town Police. “It worked!”

Oneida Town Police were looking for Latisha Jackson, 32, who was last seen in the Oneida / Canastota area. She was wanted under an arrest warrant involving a handful of serious drug-related charges. Police say Jackson is wanted on one count of felony selling a controlled substance.e (D crime) (methamphetamine). She was also wanted on 5 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.e (One misdemeanor) (methamphetamine, cocaine, mephedrone, MDPV, Hydrocodone) and one count of criminal use of drug accessories 2sd (an offense).

Burgess says charges stem from incident on October 8e, 2020, on Stone Street in the town of Oneida. He added that despite the arrest, all those arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty by a court.

Crime Stoppers staff say this is the perfect example of how people benefit from being able to call prospects over the phone or through the app, anonymously without fear of reprisal.

“Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers have a proven track record of consistently assisting authorities with credible leads provided through a 100% anonymous program,” said President Ed Schmidt. “Crime Stoppers really help keep our neighborhoods safer.”

Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers has a 100% volunteer board of directors and any money donated goes back into the program to provide rewards to people who give tips that lead to the arrest of those wanted by the police.

Anonymous information about criminal activity can be submitted to the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-866-730-8477, or on its website or downloadable app.

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

Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is a completely anonymous community program, allowing people to give tips in private without fear of reprisal. Crime Stoppers also offers cash rewards to people who provide information leading to the arrest of a suspect.

Here is how to do tricks.

1) Via this site by clicking on submit a tip

2) Directly to

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

4) by downloading the P3TIPS Android app

Crime Stoppers requests that tips not be submitted through Facebook Messenger. All tips must pass through the tip lines.

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