Concord, NH – This afternoon, “Fugitive of the Week”
Michelle Smith, 25 was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. This
arrest was made after the task force received several tips indicating that she
was residing on Blossom Street in Nashua, NH. Today the task force canvassed
Blossom Street, which ultimately led investigators to an apartment where Smith
Smith was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Hillsborough
County Superior Court for a probation violation, stemming from an original
conviction and sentence for sales of heroin.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office requested the assistance of the
fugitive task force to locate and arrest Smith. As part of this investigation,
Smith was aired as the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force’s weekly feature known
as the “Fugitive of the Week” on June 13, 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.
At the time of arrest, Smith and her friend were found to be in possession of
the "Fugitive of the Week" newspaper article from the Union Leader.
This arrest was made by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force from
the Belknap, Hillsborough, and Rockingham County Sheriff's Office, and the
Greenfield Police Department, along with deputy U.S. Marshals.
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
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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