MV Crime Stoppers are looking for help finding a local fugitive

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted by authorities following an arrest warrant issued by the Rome City Court.

Anthony P. Chandler, 39, of Rome, is wanted on a warrant issued by the Oneida County Drug Court, according to Oneida County Sheriff’s Department investigator Sahid Karcic. Chandler was originally charged with attempted criminal possession of a weapon, 3rd degree, based on a previous conviction. Chandler’s arrest warrant was issued on November 4.

According to police, Chandler is a white male with brown eyes and weighs approximately 200 pounds. and approximately 5’8″ tall. Chandler is believed to be currently in the Saranac Lake area. He also has a Rome-related residence.


Agency: Oneida County Sheriff’s Department

Name: Anthony P. Chandler

Date of birth: 39 years old

Descriptors: Male, 5’8″, weighs approximately 200 lbs.

Location: Probably at Saranac Lake, and has connections between Las and Rome, NY


Bench mandate no. 1:

  • Court: Oneida County Drug Court
  • Count: attempted criminal possession of a weapon 3rd diploma – previous conviction (EF)
  • Judge: GJ Amoroso
  • Signed: 04/11/2022

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

The police 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 on Chandler, 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

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.


[AUTHOR’S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New York State Police.  Regardless of any statements or photographs regarding potential evidence presented or accusations alleged, the reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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