Prescription Medication Drop Box

prescription medication dropboxThe Prescription Medication Drop Box is located in the lobby of the Rome Police Department, 301 N. James St in Rome, NY and it has proven to be an effective tool in removing narcotics from the street and the ecosystem. Anyone wishing to dispose of unwanted prescription medication can bring the drugs to the Rome Police Station at any time, 24 hours a day, and place them into the Drop Off Box. No questions asked. ***Hypodermic needles and liquids are not accepted in the drop box***

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ONEIDA COUNTY SHARPS DISPOSAL LOCATIONS

Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS)
FSLH Energy Center Located on the St. Luke’s Campus
1656 Champlin Ave, New Hartford NY 13413

Monday-Sunday, 7 AM-3 PM

Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services (CRCCS) (St. Luke’s Campus)
1650 Champlin Ave, Utica NY 13502

Monday-Sunday, 7 AM-3 PM

St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) Hospital Services Department (In the Basement)
2209 Genesee St, Utica NY 13501

Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM

*Please bring items in a puncture-proof container, clearly marked “sharps”. For more information call the FSLH Energy Center at 315-624-6186 or SEMC Hospital Services at 315-801-8249.

Rome Memorial Hospital (At the information desk in the front lobby)
1500 N James St, Rome NY 13440

Monday-Sunday 6 AM-11 PM

(Sharps must be in appropriate containers and labeled “sharps”. If you have any questions please call 315-338-7000)

Contact information

Kevin James

Captain
301 N. James Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 339-7715
jamesk@romepd.com

Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative

Comments regarding the Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative should be submitted to policereform@romepd.com

Law enforcement day

The Rome Police Department announces the return of Law Enforcement Day on July 23, 2022.

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

Police say Michael A. Merrill, who's residence is unknown is wanted through a bench warrant that includes Sex Abuse 1st which is a class D felony.

Burgess says that Merrill's charges include:

Forcible Touching (class A Misdemeanor)

Endangering the Welfare of a Child (class A Misdemeanor)

Police say the incident occurred in July of this year at a residence in the City of Oneida.

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