North Carolina Fugitive Arrested In Fulton

Fulton Police arrested a fugitive wanted out of the State of North Carolina over the weekend.

On Saturday at about 12:30 a.m., Fulton Police stopped a vehicle for failure to signal a turn and for an inadequate muffler violation.

Michael E. Digregorio
Michael E. Digregorio

The operator of the vehicle was found to be Michael E. Digregorio.

A check of Digregorio’s license found that there were three warrants being held against him from North Carolina.

One of the warrants was extraditable from New York State.

Upon receiving this information, Digregorio allegedly attempted to flee the area on foot.

After a short chase, Digregorio was taken into custody.

It was found that there were three warrants issued out of North Carolina.

One of the warrants was issued by the Hoke County District Court and signed by Magistrate D.M. Barrington Jr. on 10/10/2012.

It is alleged that Digregorio did enter a dwelling in North Carolina and steal a 9mm pistol, television, stove and various other property which had a total value exceeding $15,000.

Along with being charged as a Fugitive from Justice, Digregorio was charged locally with:
Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd, Class A Misdemeanor; Failure to Signal, Violation; and Inadequate Muffler, Violation.

Digregorio was arraigned by Fulton City Court Judge Hawthorne on Saturday and remanded to the Oswego County Jail on no bail.

He is due to return to Fulton City Court on 9/25/2013.