For Immediate Release
|February 21, 2018||
Jeffrey White, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal (603) 387-6308;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|U.S. Marshal’s Arrest Alleged 3-Time Bank Robber from NH in Lawrence, MA|
Concord, NH -
This afternoon, members
of the U.S. Marshal’s fugitive task force from New Hampshire, along with
members of the Lawrence (MA) Police Department were able to locate and
arrest “Fugitive of the Week,” Daryl Gurley, 24, at a local
bakery/restaurant in Lawrence, MA.
Daryl Gurley had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” both on February 14th and again today, due to his escalating criminal behaviors. The “Fugitive of the Week” had been aired on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Manchester Information, the Manchester Ink Link and prominently featured on the internet. The “Fugitive of the Week” has been a very successful tool that has resulted in the location and arrest of numerous fugitives since its implementation in 2007. Additionally, the “Fugitive of the Week” is distributed statewide to all law enforcement officers.
Mr. Gurley was wanted on numerous outstanding arrest warrants in both NH and Massachusetts. The most serious offenses were that of three alleged armed bank robberies that occurred in Windham, Londonderry and Derry, New Hampshire. Gurley also had two outstanding N.H warrants for probation violations stemming from his prior convictions for larceny and receiving stolen property. In addition to his New Hampshire warrants, Gurley had two outstanding warrants in Massachusetts for theft and narcotics charges.
During the past month, members of the NH Joint Fugitive Task Force have worked tirelessly to locate Mr. Gurley in both NH and Massachusetts. Today, the U.S. Marshals, NH Joint Fugitive Task Force, with the assistance of the Lawrence Police Department and the DEA’s, Cross Border Initiative; investigators were able to zero in on a location for Mr. Gurley. After a period of surveillance a man matching the description of Gurley was seen walking on a street to a local bakery/restaurant in downtown Lawrence. At this location, this man was positively identified as Gurley and arrested without incident. At the time of arrest Mr. Gurley was found to be in possession of over $2000 and a quantity of narcotics believed to Fentanyl.
Gurley was turned over to the Lawrence Police Department to be charged as a fugitive from justice on his outstanding New Hampshire warrants, along with his Massachusetts warrants and the drugs found in his possession. Gurley will have hearing in Lawrence District Court on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at which time he will be arraigned on his litany of charges.
This investigation was a combined effort of members of the NH joint fugitive task force from the Hillsborough, Rockingham, Belknap & Strafford County Sheriff’s Offices, the Federal Protective Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Greenfield (NH) Police Department and deputy U.S. Marshals; along with assistance of police officers from the Lawrence (MA), Derry (NH), Londonderry (NH) and Windham (NH) Police Departments.
U.S. Marshal David L. Cargill, Jr., said “The dedicated investigators of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force worked seamlessly with agencies throughout NH and Massachusetts to locate and arrest a very dangerous fugitive.” Marshal Cargill continued, “I cannot thank the men and women of law enforcement enough for their dedication and hard work to ensure that justice is served and our neighborhoods are a little bit safer tonight after the arrest of Mr. Gurley.”
Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 7,029 arrests (Updated as of 12/18/2017). 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, 8 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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