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For Immediate Release

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January 09, 2013 Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeffrey White, District of New Hampshire, (603) 225-1632
U.S. Marshals 'Fugitive of the Week' Arrested by Task Force Members and the Barrington Police

Concord, NH – Late last night, this week’s ‘Fugitive of the Week’ Carl Carlson was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force in Barrington, NH.

Carl Carlson, 36 whose last known address had been in Nashua, NH had been wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants. The first was a warrant issued out of the Hillsborough County Superior Court for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender stemming from multiple NH convictions in 1998 for Felonious Sexual Assault. The second warrant was a Probation Violation issued by the Rockingham County Superior Court which was part of Carlson’s sentence for Witness Tampering.

Carlson was to be aired as the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force’s weekly feature known as the 'Fugitive of the Week'. The 'Fugitive of the Week' is broadcast on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, the Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph and is prominently featured on the internet.

Last night’s arrest was a culmination of the endless efforts of members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force from NH State Probation & Parole, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, along with officers from the Barrington Police Department. Carlson was arrested without incident on Nuthatch Loop in Barrington, NH Although the arrest was without incident, Carlson was found to be in possession of pills in a small bag in one of his pants pockets. These pills will be analyzed by the lab and additional charges may be filed. Immediately following Carlson’s arrest, he was transported to the Hillsborough County Jail in Manchester, NH for processing and holding pending his initial court appearance.

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.

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

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