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For Immediate Release

Contact:
November 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
Search for Parole Fugitive in Mass. Leads to Arrest of NH 'Fugitive of the Week'

NHJFTF LogoConcord, NH – This week’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Hardy Quintin, 32, was arrested in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hardy, was just featured on Wednesday as the “Fugitive of the Week,” as a result of his outstanding arrest warrant out of Sullivan County for probation violations after being convicted and sentenced for sales of cocaine.

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts State Police was searching for a Mass. Parole violator at a residence on Franklin Street in Cambridge. During this search, Hardy was located and arrested along with three other people in the residence on outstanding arrest warrants and new charges. During the arrest, officers inside the residence observed a handgun and drugs out in the open. Once these items were observed the Mass. State Police requested a search warrant for the residence. During the execution of the search warrant several items were recovered including; a Kel-Tec Sub 2000 9mm collapsible rifle, a .32 caliber revolver, ammunition, a ballistic vest and drugs packaged for distribution believed to be methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. Additional charges will be brought against the occupants.

The “Fugitive of the Week” featuring, Hardy Quintin 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 Rochester 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.

Hardy was charged as a fugitive from justice based on the outstanding Sullivan County arrest warrant and will be held at the Middlesex County Jail pending his court appearances and eventual return to New Hampshire.

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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