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For Immediate Release

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April 18, 2013 Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeffrey White, District of New Hampshire (603) 225-1632
U.S. Marshals 'Fugitive of the Week' Arrested in Concord, NH

Concord, NH – “Fugitive of the Week” Jenna Patterson, 26 of Concord, NH was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force this afternoon in Concord, NH. Patterson was wanted by the Concord Police Department on outstanding arrest warrants for three counts of possession with intent to distribute heroin and four additional electronic bench warrants for failure to appear on charges of; drug possession, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property and the operation of a motor vehicle after suspension.

As part of this investigation, Patterson was aired as the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force’s weekly feature known as the “Fugitive of the Week” on March 14, 2013. 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.

Today, information was developed through anonymous tipsters that pointed to an apartment in the 100 block of Loudon Road in Concord, NH. Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, including Deputy U.S. Marshals along with NH State Probation and Parole officers went to this apartment, where Patterson was located and arrested without incident. Patterson was turned over to the Concord Police Department for processing on her numerous outstanding arrest warrants. Patterson is currently being held without bail at the Merrimack County Jail in Boscawen, NH. pending her initial court appearance on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Concord District Court at 11:00 A.M.

Also arrested at this apartment was Shaun White, 34 of Concord, NH. White was on parole for an earlier drug conviction and was arrested on parole violations stemming from his possession of heroin today and being in the company of a known fugitive. White was immediately returned to the NH State Prison pending a hearing in front of the parole board to determine his length of continued incarceration. The Concord Police Department is also considering filing additional charges against White for the possession of heroin and for harboring Patterson.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 5,370 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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