from the Courier Mail ( his solicitor has since denied he refused to turn himself in):
SUSPENDED Labor MP Craig Thomson was arrested in his electorate office this afternoon after he refused to surrender himself to Victorian police.
NSW detective superintendent Colin Dyson said Mr Thomson was charged with one arrest warrant and served with paper relating to 149 charges.
He said Mr Thomson had been invited to surrender himself in Victoria prior to Christmas, but refused.
Det Supt Dyson said he could not comment on the Victorian police probe, but added Mr Thomson “remains a person of interest” in a NSW police probe.
NSW Police’s Operation Carnarvon is investigating allegations of fraud committed against the Health Services Union.
"He remains a person of interest in the Strike Force Carnarvon inquiry," Det Supt Colin Dyson said.....