NH – A four plus month search for “Fugitive of the Week”,
Charles Wilson Fowle, 40 years-of-age, ended this morning in Manchester,
NH. Mr. Fowle had been wanted on outstanding federal supervised release
violations stemming from his original conviction and sentence in U.S.
District Court for distribution of oxycodone and marijuana.
had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” back on June 19, 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.
After the feature was
aired, the U.S. Marshals Service followed up on several tips and
developed numerous leads through interviews with family, friends and
associates. This morning, members of the U.S. Marshals - NH Joint
Fugitive Task Force checked an apartment of a known associate of Fowle
located in the 700 block of Douglas Street in Manchester, NH. At this
residence, Fowle was located sleeping in a back bedroom where he was
arrested without incident.
Fowle was transported to the U.S.
District Court in Concord, NH for processing, and was holding pending
his initial court appearance later today.
This month’s long
effort and arrest was made with the cooperative support of several
members of the U.S. Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force including,
members from the Belknap, Hillsborough, Strafford, & Rockingham County
Sheriff’s Offices, the Greenfield Police Departments, along with deputy
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 countries.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency