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For Immediate Release

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March 03, 2020

Robert Clark, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Pennsylvania (215) 783-4548;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Arrest South Carolina Fugitive in Delaware County

Philadelphia, PA – Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force arrested Dominique Carter, 29, for homicide and related charges, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on March 3rd in the 600 block of Poplar Street in Sharon Hill Pennsylvania. Carter was wanted for vehicular homicide since February 11, 2020. It is alleged that on February 8th, Carter crashed his vehicle into a home in North Charleston, South Carolina, killing a 49 year old woman. A warrant was issued by the North Charleston Police Department in South Carolina, on February 11th.

On Monday March 3rd, the U.S. Marshals Carolina Regional Fugitive Task Force in South Carolina developed information suggesting Carter was currently hiding in Pennsylvania. Investigation determined Carter had family member in Sharon Hill, PA and at 6:30am this morning, members of the U.S. Marshals Eastern Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force in Philadelphia, proceeded to a suspected residence for Carter in the 600 block of Poplar Street. After brief negotiations with investigators, Carter was placed into custody without incident. Carter is currently being housed at the Delaware County Prison pending an extradition back to South Carolina.

Eric Gartner, US Marshal for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said “This fugitive from South Carolina was safely captured within hours of our notification, again demonstrating the strengths of collaborative law enforcement within the Eastern District of PA. Special thanks to our partners from the Sharon Hill Police Department who worked together with our Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force.”

The Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent crime fugitives. Please visit https://www.usmarshals.gov/district/pa-e/ for more information on our most wanted fugitives.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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