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For Immediate Release

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October 10, 2018

John Curtis, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Vermont (802) 951-6271;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals and Essex PD Arrest Fugitive at 5 Corners

Burlington, VT – The U.S. Marshals Service and the Essex Police Department arrested a fugitive who had active warrants in Vermont and Colorado, dating back to March 2017.

Hunter Isaiah Dwyer, 25, of Sharon, Vermont was arrested on October 9, 2018 in Essex Junction, Vermont when approached by Deputy U.S. Marshals and the Essex Police Department during a controlled traffic stop.

On October 1, 2018, the Essex Police Department requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service with the apprehension of fugitive Dwyer. Dwyer was wanted by the Vermont State Police for Violating an Abuse Prevention Order, by the Colchester Police Department (Vermont) for providing False Information to Law Enforcement, and by the Essex Police Department (Vermont) for Aggravated Disorderly Conduct involving threats related to a firearm. Additionally, Dwyer was wanted by the Greeley County Sheriff’s Department in Colorado to answer to Burglary charges.

On October 9, 2018, US Marshals and members of the Essex Police Department apprehended Dwyer at the intersection of 5 Corners in Essex Junction, VT. Dwyer was actively evading arrest from law enforcement until apprehended by Deputy U.S. Marshals and Officers from the Essex Police Department.

Dwyer is well versed with the criminal justice system. His relationship with the law has lasted several years and has spanned several states, to include Vermont, New Hampshire, Colorado and Massachusetts. Dwyer has been arrested in the past for Assault and Robbery, Aggravated Sex Assault, Burglary, Violation of Probation and various alcohol and driving related offenses, to include DUI and Aggravated Operating without Owners Consent.

Dwyer was lodged on the Vermont arrest warrants and also charged as a Fugitive from Justice stemming from the pending Colorado case. It is anticipated that Dwyer will be seen in Chittenden Superior Court, Criminal Division on October 10, 2018.

This arrest was the result of great police work by the U.S. Marshals and the Essex Police Department.

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

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