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For Immediate Release

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October 10, 2012 DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2330
With the Media’s Help New Mexico’s Most Wanted Arrested

Albuquerque, NM - On October 10, 2012, Charles Rausch turned himself into the Torrance County Sheriff’s, in Moriarity New Mexico. Rausch was a fugitive on the U.S. Marshals Service “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program” after allegedly shooting his roommate during an argument then going on the lam.

The U.S. Marshals Service added Rausch on September, 26 2012 and have been tirelessly investigating his whereabouts ever since. Investigators believe that their relentless investigative efforts combined with the help of the media led to Rausch turning himself in.

To date the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico’s enforcement initiative known as “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program” has partnered state, local and federal agencies with the media to take 51 violent, gang and Sex offender fugitives off the streets of New Mexico. United States Marshal Conrad E. Candelaria commented on the New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program by saying “This program has proven itself effective and will continue provide the citizens of New Mexico with a sense of security knowing that all of the law enforcement agencies and media partners here in New Mexico are working together to make their communities safer.”

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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