CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The U.S. Marshals Service made two arrests of wanted fugitives on Friday, one in Charlotte, the second in Winston Salem.
John Claybourne, a fugitive wanted by the Philadelphia Police Department, was picked up following a traffic stop on Rozzelles Ferry Road Friday morning.
Claybourne fled to Charlotte to avoid prosecution on outstanding robbery and homicide charges, officials say.
Then, Friday afternoon, 34-year-old Michael Gerald Wesley, a "Baltimore City Most Wanted Fugitive", was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Winston-Salem.
Authorities say Wesley attempted to evade capture by hiding his face and retreating into a nearby business after officials spotted him at a bus stop.
Wesley is wanted in Maryland for first degree murder, second degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault, reckless endangerment and use of a dangerous weapon with intent to cause injury.