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For Immediate Release

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November 01, 2012 Deputy U.S. Marshal Jamie Berry
District of New Hampshire (603) 226-7341
Man Wanted for Rape Arrested by U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Haverhill, MA

Concord, NH – The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force is pleased to announce the arrest of 20 year old, Jonathan Maguire of Groveland, MA. Maguire was wanted on warrants issued by the Weare Police Department for aggravated felonious sexual assault among several other offenses including theft of a motor vehicle, second-degree assault, simple assault, obstructing the report of a crime, criminal mischief and attempt to commit sexual assault, for an incident which occurred on Tuesday. Maguire was arrested without incident Thursday evening by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force at 5 Maple St, Haverhill, Massachusetts. The arrest of Maguire was the result of a collaborative effort led by U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Forces from both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, in addition to the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Forces, assistance was given by Weare Police Department, Belknap County Sheriff’s Office, Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, Strafford County Sheriff’s Office, Essex County Sheriff’s Office, Haverhill Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, and Groveland Police Department. Maguire is currently being held at Essex County Department of Corrections in Massachusetts and will be arraigned in the near future on fugitive from justice charges.

The fugitive investigation of Maguire was a two-day multi-agency search effort, which led investigators to multiple communities in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Early Thursday morning investigators located the Jeep Liberty with New Hampshire license plate number 210 3374 in the South Lincoln and South Elm Streets area of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Investigators were able to develop information throughout the day, which led to the location and arrest of Maguire. U.S. Marshal, David Cargill Jr. said, “This case is an example of how the U.S. Marshal Service can coordinate with multiple law enforcement agencies, across multiple jurisdictions to bring a violent fugitive to justice.” The Weare Police Department said “We are relieved for the victim, victim’s family, and the community that the quick apprehension of a violent criminal by virtue of commendable multi-jurisdictional efforts. This will aid in the healing process and begin to restore a sense of community safety.”

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 4,392 arrests. These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other serious offenses. Nationally the United States Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, 7 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.

U.S. Marshals – District of New Hampshire – http://www.usmarshals.gov/district/nh/index.html

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

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