NH – “Fugitive of the Week,” Kevin Sullivan, 24, was featured
just this morning and was just arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive
Task Force and the Portsmouth Police Department at a hotel near the
Portsmouth traffic circle.
Sullivan was considered to be armed
and dangerous, as he was being sought by Belknap County on several
outstanding charges including; failing to appear on a charge of
attempted armed robbery, being an armed career criminal and being a
felon in possession of a deadly weapon. These charges stem from an
incident in Laconia, NH, where Sullivan was identified as one of several
suspects involved in an armed home invasion, during which Sullivan was
allegedly in possession of an AR-15 style rifle.
had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” just this morning. 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.
Based on the “Fugitive of the
Week” feature, numerous tips pointed investigators to a specific hotel
near the Portsmouth Traffic Circle. Investigators from the US Marshals -
NH Joint Fugitive Task Force and the Portsmouth Police Department went
to the area and quickly confirmed that Sullivan was located inside the
hotel. The team of investigators went to the door of the hotel room,
where they knocked on the door and announced their presence. A female
companion opened the door and Sullivan was arrested without incident.
Sullivan will be held at the Rockingham County Jail until Thursday,
when he will be transported to Belknap County for processing, holding
and eventual court appearance on some very serious charges.
the 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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