NH – Shortly before noon today, this week’s featured “Fugitive
of the Week,” Scott Belville, 50, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals
Fugitive Task Force at a family members residence on Pendleton Lane in
Londonderry, NH. Belville was wanted on an arrest warrant issued out of
the Rockingham County Superior Court in Brentwood, NH for failing to
appear on charges of possession of cocaine and transporting drugs.
Additionally, it was determined that Belville also had two electronic
bench warrants for failing to appear on two willful concealment charges.
Mr. Belville was featured just today 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, 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.
In this case, it was not tips
that led to the “Fugitive of the Week,” but it was the result of several
hours of persistent investigation by members of the U.S. Marshals
Fugitive Task Force. While conducting surveillance in Londonderry,
Belville was observed exiting the residence in an attempt to depart in a
car. The team quickly moved in and made the arrest without incident.
Belville was transported directly to the Rockingham County Jail, where
he will be held without bail pending his initial court appearance on his
three outstanding arrest warrants.
This arrest was cooperative
effort between several member agencies that comprise the U.S. Marshals –
NH Joint Fugitive Task Forces including the; Rockingham, Hillsborough,
Belknap & Strafford County Sheriff’s Offices, Greenfield Police
Department, the Federal Protective Service and deputy US Marshals.
Since 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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