NH – 2019 is off to a great start, “Fugitive of the Week,”
James Perry, 30, was arrested today by the Claremont Police Department
and NH Probation and Parole Officers. Perry was considered to be armed
and dangerous based on the fact that he was wanted on an outstanding
arrest warrant for parole violations stemming from his original
conviction and sentence for armed robbery with a gun.
had been featured as 2018’s last “Fugitive of the Week” on December
12th. 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 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.
After being featured as the
“Fugitive of the Week,” the Marshals Fugitive Task Force had received
multiple tips pointing investigators to several different areas in
Claremont, NH. All members of the task force conducted surveillance on
these locations over a two week period. It was not until this morning,
that multiple tips came in to the task force alerting investigators that
Perry was in an apartment on Sullivan Street in Claremont. This
information was relayed to the Claremont Police Department and NH
Probation & Parole, who were able to quickly act on this information.
Perry was located and arrested without incident.
Mr. Perry was
processed at the Claremont Police Department on the outstanding arrest
warrant and held at the Sullivan County Jail pending his return to
custody at the NH State Prison for Men in Concord.
inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these
partnerships have resulted in over 7,475 arrests (Updated as of
12/10/2018). 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
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