MV Crime Stoppers Wanted Person: Weapons and Larceny Accusations

According to Sgt. Mike Burgess. Joseph E. Flock, 40, is Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers’ Wanted Person of the Week.

Police say Flock is wanted for criminal possession of a weapon 2n/a (firearm) (felony class C), criminal possession of a weapon 3rd (firearm) (class D felony), and a second term for Petit Larceny (a class A misdemeanor). Burgess says the incident happened Jan. 2 in the city of Oneida.

According to Burgess, Flock was last known to be living in Rome.


Agency: Oneida City Police Department

Name: Joseph E. Flock

Date of Birth : 11/22/1981 (40 years old)

Descriptors: Caucasian, 5’0, 160lbs, brown hair, brown eyes

Location: Last known to be in Rome area

Charges: Mandate #1:

Criminal possession of a weapon 2n/a (firearm)(class C felony)

Criminal possession of a weapon 3rd (firearm)(class D felony)

Mandate #2:

Petit Larceny (class A misdemeanor)

Incident: Occurred on 02/01/2022, around 1:55 p.m., at a business in Genesee St, Oneida.

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

Burgess added as a reminder 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 Flock, 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.

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