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For Immediate Release

May 10, 2016 Jeffrey White, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of New Hampshire (603) 225-1632
Pair of Strafford County Fugitives Nabbed in Dover
NHJFTF LogoConcord, NH - Early this morning, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force made two arrests of Strafford County Fugitives in the same Abbey Lane Apartment in Dover. Arrested were, Kristin Gates, 27, and Branden P. Rabideau, 28, both of Dover.

Gates was found hiding in a closet when she was arrested for a violation of bail, stemming from her March arrest in which she was charged with, possession of a controlled drugs, including methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine, as well as, disobeying an officer, operating after suspension and driving without giving proof.

Rabideau was arrested on a warrant for a violation of probation stemming from his October 2014 arrest and subsequent conviction for being in possession of a controlled drug.

Both Gates and Rabideau were transported to the Strafford County Jail where they will be held without bail, pending a hearing in Strafford County Superior Court.

Members of the Marshals Fugitive Task Force included Deputy Sheriffs from Strafford, Rockingham, Belknap and Hillsborough Counties, NH Department of Corrections – Probation and Parole, as well as deputy United States Marshals.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 6,340 arrests (Updated as of 05/03/2016). 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.

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