For Immediate Release
|March 15, 2018||
Wilson, Deputy U.S. Marshal,
District of New Hampshire (603) 230-0217;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|Yesterday's 'Fugitve of the Week' Arrested by U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force|
After being featured as
yesterday’s “Fugitive of the Week”, Angela Gauthier, 34, was arrested by
the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force in Tilton.
Information was quickly developed that Ms. Gauthier was residing with a family member on River Street in Tilton, NH. Several members of the fugitive task force responded to this residence and were able to locate and apprehend Ms. Gauthier within the residence without incident. This arrest was a combined effort of several agencies that are members of the fugitive task force including; Belknap, Hillsborough. Rockingham & Strafford County Sheriff’s Offices, Federal Protective Service and deputy U.S. Marshals.
Ms. Gauthier was wanted on a Belknap County warrant for failure to appear for the charges of felon in possession of firearms and possession of controlled drugs. Ms. Gauthier was transported to the Belknap County Correctional Facility, where she was processed and held pending her appearance in court.
Angela Gauthier had been featured yesterday as the “Fugitive of the Week”. 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.
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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