Philip S. McDonald
Rome, N.Y. Police Officer Philip S. McDonald was killed in the line of duty on December 15, 1920. Officer McDonald and other Rome Police Officers attempted to apprehend a burglary suspect and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The pursuit entered the Village of Herkimer where Officer McDonald's vehicle was able to pass the suspects truck. Officer McDonald exited his vehicle and drew his service revolver as the suspect's truck approached. The suspect jumped from his moving truck and the driverless truck then struck and killed Officer McDonald. The suspect was apprehended, convicted and sent to prison.
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Rome, NY 13440
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Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative
Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers and the Rome Police Department are asking for people to share information on the whereabouts of this week's Wanted Person of the Week.
Rome City Police are looking for a 27-year-old male who is wanted on warrants from Rome City Court. Duamel A. Scavone is wanted on 3 separate Rome City Court Warrants, according to Rome Police Detective Shane Riolo.