A Philadelphia man was arrested in Norwalk early Sunday after Norwalk police got a tip from a Philadelphia woman who knew he was in town. She had seen his name in the "Most Wanted" section of the May 5 edition Northeast Times , a Philadelphia weekly, and called to say she knew where he was.
Eric Carter, 25, was charged with being a fugitive from justice.
According to the Northeast Times, Carter threatened to blow up a woman's house. He was wanted for "multiple violations of a protection-from-abuse order, assault, harassment and making terroristic threats."
After the unusual phone call, police checked and found there were warrants for Carter's arrest in Port Chester, N.Y., as well as in Philadelphia. They found him in Carlton Court just after midnight Sunday, identifying him with a photograph. Carter allegedly said his name was Jerome, then said, "You got me." Police say he also had two small bags of marijuana in his possession.
Also on the police blotter:
A man reported he had been robbed late Sunday on Seaview Avenue and that he thought his assailant had a knife, although he didn't see it. He ran to Fisherman's World, at Fort Point Street, after losing a small amount of cash, his driver's license and credit cards. He called police at 8:12 p.m.
He said he had been approached by a Hispanic man wearing a baseball hat and blue jeans, who took his wallet after saying, "If you start fighting me, I'll cut you."
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