NH – This morning, “Fugitive of the Week,” Stephen Reagan, 24,
was arrested hiding in a closet in Milton by members of the U.S. Marshals –
NH Joint Fugitive Task Force. Reagan was being sought on an outstanding
parole violation warrant on his original conviction and sentence for
theft by unauthorized taking. Reagan also has an extensive criminal
history involving drugs, thefts, assaults and weapons.
Reagan was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on July 31, 2019. 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” continues to be 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.
Recently, the U.S.
Marshals developed information that Reagan was recently seen in the area
of a trailer park in Milton, NH. The fugitive task force was able to
develop this information to a trailer in the 100 block of Pineland Park.
During a search of this residence, Mr. Reagan was located hiding in a
bedroom closet and arrested without further incident. Reagan was
transported to the Strafford County Jail for processing and holding on
his outstanding parole violation warrant and an additional warrant out
of Hillsborough County for theft by unauthorized taking.
located in this residence was, Shaun Laws, age 29, who was also being
sought on two outstanding arrest warrants for criminal threatening and
criminal mischief out of Rochester District Court. Mr. Laws was arrested
and turned over to the Milton (NH) Police Department for processing on
his two outstanding warrants.
These arrests were made members of
the US Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force from Strafford,
Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, along with deputy US Marshals and
members of the Milton Police Department.
Since the inception of
the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships
have resulted in over 7,751 arrests (Updated as
of 07/25/2019). 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
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency