Thursday, January 31, 2008

Junior Carrion - Repeat Sex Offender - WANTED

A 28-year-old registered sex offender is wanted by New Castle County police for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman and then stealing her cell phone and ripping a phone cord from the wall to prevent her from calling 9-1-1.

Junior Carrion, of the first block of Norway Avenue in the Richardson Park community, has been charged with felony assault to a pregnant woman, failure to re-register as a sex offender, theft, two counts of criminal mischief and malicious interference with a 9-1-1 call.

Officers responded to the Carrion's residence at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, where the victim told police that Carrion had just assaulted her, then ripped the phone cord from the wall and stole her cell phone, said county police spokesman Cpl. Trinidad Navarro.

Carrion also allegedly threw a chair against the wall, putting a large hole in the drywall, before fleeingNavarro said.

The victim had an injury to her eye, which was bruised and swollen, Navarro said.

Investigators learned during the course of the investigation that Carrion had been living at the Norway Avenue address for several weeks, but failed to register his new address; he had previously lived in Newark, Navarro said.

Anyone with information about Carrion's whereabouts is asked to contact New Castle County police at 395-8171 or or Crimestoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

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