Yarmouth Police searching for ‘violent felon’ wanted for assaulting officer

Police are searching for a man they described as a "violent felon" who is facing serious charges.

Police say Eric T. Roderick, 41, is a convicted felon and is wanted after defaulting on a pending criminal case for distribution of heroin in Yarmouth.  He is also wanted on three outstanding warrants for drugs and car violations and a recent assault on a Barnstable Police officer.

Police say Roderick assaulted an officer on Feb. 17. 

Police described Roderick as 5’7", 215 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. 

Anybody with information on Roderick’s whereabouts is urged to contact Yarmouth Police at 508-775-0445.

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