WANTED:

Eric Antoine Carter

Baltimore County Police are looking for a suspect wanted on warrants by both Baltimore County and Baltimore City Police for a number of crimes associated with the 1st Degree burglary and theft of a vehicle from a home in Baltimore County, and an associated assault and theft of vehicle in Baltimore City.

wanted suspect Eric Antoine CarterThe wanted suspect is identified as​ Eric Antoine Carter (23) of the 3000 block of West Lanvale Street, 21216. He is known to frequent the North Longwood corridor and Poplar Grove Corridor of the Western District of Baltimore City.

The series of events leading to the warrants for his arrest began in Baltimore City on April 17 around 1 a.m. when Carter stole a Honda that was left running on the parking lot of the BP gas station at 2801 Edmondson Avenue, 21216. When the owner stepped into the store, Carter jumped into the driver seat and began to drive away. The owner ran back out to the truck and managed to open the driver side door in an attempt to stop Carter, but he continued to flee, dragging the owner until he fell to the ground, suffering serious injuries and requiring hospitalization.

Around 1:30 a.m. another agency attempted to make a traffic stop on the stolen Honda which led police on a pursuit that ended when he escaped detection in the area of Circle Terrace and Shelbourne Road in Baltimore County. A woman residing in the 100 block of Circle Terrace, 21227, awoke in the morning to find the contents of her purse had been emptied onto her living room floor, more than $13,000 worth of personal possessions stolen, including the keys to the family truck, which was also stolen, and found the stolen Honda parked in her back yard.

Baltimore County Police and Baltimore City Police are now asking for the community's help in finding Eric Antoine Carter. Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or simply dial 9-1-1. You can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers with tips for Baltimore County or Baltimore City Police. Baltimore County's Burglary Unit continues to investigate this crime.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org