Oneida Police are looking for the person wanted by “Crime Stoppers”

Oneida City Police are looking for a 54-year-old white male who is wanted for sexual assault, according to Sgt. Mike Burgess of the Oneida City Police Criminal Investigation Division.

Police say Michael A. Merrill, whose residence is unknown, is wanted on an arrest warrant that includes Sex Abuse 1st, which is a Class D felony.

Burgess says Merrill’s charges include

Forcible touching (class A misdemeanor)

Endangering the welfare of a child (class A misdemeanor)

According to police, the incident happened in July this year at a residence in the city of Oneida.

MOHAWK VALLEY CRIME STOPPERS WANTED PERSON OF THE WEEK

Agency: Oneida City Police Department

Name: Michael A. Merrill

Date of birth: 03/04/1968

AGE: 54

Descriptors: Caucasian, 5’1, 258 lbs, grey/balding

Location: Unknown

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”.

Courtesy of Oneida City Police.

Courtesy of Oneida City Police.

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 Merrill, 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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[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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