NH – Today’s featured “Fugitive of the Week” was arrested this
afternoon in Nashua shortly after the U.S. Marshals had received a tip.
This morning, Kevin Paul Webster, 61 years-of-age, was featured as the
“Fugitive of the Week.” Webster was being sought on a federal arrest
warrant for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.
stated above, Mr. Webster was just featured this morning 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” 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.
As a result of
today’s feature, the U.S. Marshals Service received a tip that pointed
investigators to an apartment on Tyler Street in Nashua. Members of the
NH Joint Fugitive Task Force went to this apartment and were able to
locate and arrest Webster without incident.
Mr. Webster was
transported to the U.S. District Court in Concord for processing, and
holding pending his initial court appearance later this afternoon.
This arrest was made with the cooperative support of several members
of the U.S. Marshals – N.H. Joint Fugitive Task Force including, members
from the Belknap, Hillsborough & Rockingham County Sheriff’s Offices,
officers from the Nashua Police Department, along with deputy U.S.
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