Concord, NH – This past Saturday, “Fugitive of the
Week” Tucker Cockerline, 22, was arrested by the Kingston, NH Police Department.
This arrest was made after the Kingston Police Department received an anonymous
tip indicating that Cockerline was currently at a family member's residence on
Marshall Road. Police Officers responded to this address based on the tip and
located and arrested Cockerline on the outstanding arrest warrant.
Cockerline had been wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the
Rockingham County Superior Court for failure to appear to serve an imposed
sentence on a conviction for conspiracy to distribute controlled drugs.
Earlier this year, the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office had requested the
assistance of the fugitive task force to locate and arrest Cockerline. As part
of this investigation, Cockerline was aired as the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task
Force’s weekly feature known as the “Fugitive of the Week” on February 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.
Cockerline is currently being held at the Rockingham County Jail pending his
court appearance and will commence serving his prison sentence in the very near
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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