Police – Tattoos could help find someone wanted by Crime Stoppers

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department says the tattoos could help identify this person wanted by Mohawk Valley Crime Stopper of the Week. Michael A. Rios, 47, is wanted by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department, according to investigator Sahid Karcic. Karcic says the local man is wanted on warrants from several local communities.

Rios is wanted on a Rome City Court arrest warrant in connection with a third burglary charge issued in Rome City Court by Judge JC Gannon on May 3.

According to Karcic, in September 2021, it is alleged that Rios entered a commercial establishment in the city of Rome and stole several items.

In addition to this mandate, Karcic says that Rios also has mandates from the following agencies:

• New Hartford City Police Department: Petit Larceny Arrest Warrant (M)

• Utica City Police Department: Petit Larceny Arrest Warrant (M)

• Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office: Family Court ARREST WARRANT

Rios may be staying in the Utica area and may have ties to Herkimer County, Karcic says.

The Sheriff’s Department also says Rios has several distinct tattoos, including:

  • “Isabel Rios” Left hand area near wrist, “Photo” left forearm, “Tribal” upper left arm and “Skulls” upper right arm


Name: Michael A. Rios

White male, 47

Height: 5’6 / Weight: Approximately 150 pounds

Brown hair/brown eyes

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 Rios, 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.

[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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