Johnny Bobbitt, the homeless man accused of conspiring with a New Jersey couple to cheat
Philadelphia police said Bobbitt was taken to the city on Wednesday morning
Bobbitt was scheduled to appear in Burlington County, New Jersey, courtroom Tuesday for a hearing. Judge Mark Tarantino issued a bench warrant for Bobbitt's arrest after he failed to appear.
meetings three times a week. On Tuesday, the judge said that Bobbitt had not been in contact with court officers since Dec. 17 and may be using drugs.
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Prosecutors say Bobbitt, 35, conspired with Katelyn McClure and her-boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, to concoct a story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $ 20 for gas. Bobbit and the couple raised $ 400,000, which was said to have been spent on luxury items and casino trips.
The Associated Press contributed to this report