NH – This morning, members of the U.S. Marshals – NH Joint
Fugitive Task Force were able to locate and arrest “Fugitive of the
Week,” Julio Gonzalez, 59, based on numerous tips from viewers.
Julio Gonzalez was wanted on an outstanding Strafford County arrest
warrant for failing to appear on a charge of indecent exposure and
lewdness. Just yesterday, Gonzalez had been featured as the “Fugitive of
the Week.” This feature was aired on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader,
The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Manchester
Information, the Manchester Ink Link, The Lebanon Voice 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.
This feature resulted in several
tipsters contacting the U.S. Marshals Service. Based on these tips,
members of the Marshals Fugitive Task Force were able to locate and
arrest Mr. Gonzalez without incident in the 400 block of Rollercoaster
Road in Strafford, NH this morning. After Gonzalez’s arrest, he was
brought to the Strafford County Jail for processing on his outstanding
arrest warrant and held pending his initial court appearance.
This arrest was made by several members of the New Hampshire Joint
Fugitive Task Force, including; the Belknap, Hillsborough, Rockingham &
Strafford County Sheriff’s Offices, deputy US Marshals, along with the
assistance of the Strafford Police Department.
inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these
partnerships have resulted in over 7,253 arrests (Updated as of
04/29/2018). 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.
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