Burlington, VT – The U.S. Marshals
Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) has arrested a fugitive
who was wanted by the Vermont Department of Corrections for escape.
Jason Cannon, 30, of Winooski was arrested this morning in Winooski, Vermont
at approximately 3:00 a.m., without incident by officers from Winooski,
South Burlington, Colchester and Deputy U.S. Marshals. Cannon was charged
with escape in November when he removed his monitoring bracelet and decided
to try and run from the law. Cannon has also been named as a suspect in
several burglaries in Chittenden County.
The arrest was a result of a culmination of investigative efforts by the
U.S. Marshals VVOTF, Winooski Police, South Burlington Police, Colchester
Police and the Vermont State Police.
During fiscal year 2011, U.S. Marshals nationally arrested more than 36,200
federal fugitives, and USMS led task forces arrested 86,400 state and local
fugitives. Additionally, U.S. Marshals apprehended 12,144 sex offenders.
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