Concord, NH – This morning, members of
the U.S. Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force arrested fugitive Joshua
Ray Fields, age 31. The task force had developed information that Fields was
at a relatives residence in Nottingham, NH where he was arrested without
This past weekend, the NH State Police and the Candia Police Department had
both requested the assistance of the fugitive task force in the locating and
arresting Fields. Fields was being sought on two arrest warrants, including
one for a burglary in Candia, NH that involved the theft of several
firearms. The second warrant was issued by the NH State Police for the
offense of unsworn falsification in relation to the ongoing investigation
into the Candia burglary and theft of firearms. Fields was alleged to have
been a part of a group of people that were involved in this offense. Based
on the offense charged, Fields was considered to be Armed & Dangerous.
Fields is also currently on parole for the offenses of unlawful criminal
restraint and assault by a prisoner. Based on these alleged new offenses, a
parole violation is pending.
Also during this fugitive investigation, two other co-defendants in this
case were arrested in Manchester, NH; including Ashley Angelone, 26 and
Scott Plante, 28 of Notre Dame Avenue. Both were wanted in connection with
the same burglary and theft of firearms.
These arrests were made by members of the task force, including; Rockingham,
Hillsborough, Belknap, & Strafford County Deputy Sheriffs, deputy U.S.
Marshals along with Nottignham and Candia Police Department.
U.S. Marshal David Cargill, Jr. said "We are happy that Fields was taken
into custody without incident." Cargill continued "Fields' arrest was
definitely a high priority based on the weapons that were stolen, and the
potential danger that he posed to the community."
Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002,
these partnerships have resulted in over 5,523 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.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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