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For Immediate Release

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October 16, 2018

Jeffrey White, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal

District of New Hampshire (603) 387-6308;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
'Fugitive of the Week' Surrenders at U.S. Probation

NHJFTF LogoConcord, NH – This morning, “Fugitive of the Week,” Richard Perry, 45, surrendered at the office of U.S. Probation in Concord, NH. Perry had been wanted on an outstanding federal arrest warrant for violations of conditions of supervised release. Mr. Perry is on supervised release as a part of a 2010 sentence for convictions relating to four bank robberies and a check forging scheme.

Mr. Perry had been featured just last week, on October 10th 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 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.

After surrendering at U.S. Probation, Mr. Perry had his initial court appearance at the U.S. District Court in Concord, NH. At that hearing, Mr. Perry was ordered detained pending his supervised release violation hearing to be set at a later date. Perry is currently being held at the Strafford County Jail.

Since the 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.

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

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