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For Immediate Release

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March 21, 2014 Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeffrey White, District of New Hampshire
(603) 225-1632
NH Fugitive of the Week Arrested in Texas After a Cross-Country Search

NHFTF LogoConcord, NH – Early this morning, Richard Cybenko was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals – Gulf Coast Violent Fugitive Task Force, in Sugar Land Texas. Richard Cybenko, 29, who was last known to have ties to the Milton, NH area was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for probation violations, identity theft, delivering articles to prisoner, smuggling contraband, theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

As part of the U.S. Marshal’s fugitive investigation, Cybenko was aired on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 as the 'Fugitive of the Week'. The 'Fugitive of the Week' is broadcast on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch and is prominently featured on the internet. Based on tips and information developed by the investigative efforts of the NH Joint Fugitive Task Force, tips were followed all the way across the country to California. Information was developed and it was determined that Cybenko was residing in San Leon, TX.

While trying to shake law enforcement Cybenko traveled the country, allegedly committing crimes and is wanted by authorities in Colorado and Texas for larcenies and thefts. During the course of the investigation it was learned that Cybenko had been using the aliases of Richard Hall, Albertico Gozman, Jake Noue Stott and Jon Adam Casavant, with false identification in an attempt to conceal his true identity. Cybenko is known to scam unsuspected homeowners by promising work and not providing the services. Cybenko was located and arrested at a job site in the 6000 Block area of Kendall Creek Dr, Sugar Land, TX. Cybenko will be held at the Gray County Jail pending his initial court appearance on all of the outstanding warrants and will be returned to NH.

Ashley Jewett, 26, Cybenko’s girlfriend, also of San Leon, TX was arrested on similar charges related to scams in the San Antonio, TX area.

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.

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

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