Scranton, PA – U.S. Marshal Michael R. Regan announced
today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Eric
Daniel Martinborough, Jr. in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Martinborough was being sought on an arrest warrant, dated
May 28, 2009, and signed by Magisterial District Judge
Anthony D. Fluegel in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania.
In April 2009, the Pocono Mountain Regional Police
Department conducted an investigation into alleged sexual
assaults of a minor in Tobyhanna. The assaults allegedly
began in 2005 when the victim was 13 years old. As a result,
an arrest warrant was issued against Martinborough, charging
him with the following offenses:
- 48 counts of Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse
- 24 counts of Aggravated Indecent Assault
- 1 count of Unlawful Contact with a Minor
- 1 count of Corruption of Minors
- 1 count of Endangering the Welfare of Children
- 1 count of Dissemination of Obscene/Sexual Materials to a
On January 26, 2010, the Pocono Mountain Regional Police
Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals
Service to locate and apprehend Martinborough. This fugitive
case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive
Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
On February 11, U.S. Marshals in Scranton investigated leads
in several sections of Scranton. During the early afternoon
hours, U.S. Marshals located and arrested Martinborough at a
house in 500 block of Kennedy Street. The fugitive was taken
into custody without incident.
Martinborough, 39 years of age, waived arraignment in
Lackawanna County. He was turned over to the Pocono Mountain
Regional Police Department for processing and court
proceedings in Monroe County.
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