NH – Late yesterday, Travis Truell, 35 years-of-age, was
arrested in the 200 block of Lake Street in Manchester, NH after a brief
foot chase. Mr. Truell was being sought on a State of New Hampshire
Parole Warrant. Truell was on parole as a result of being found guilty
and sentenced in connection with an armed robbery offense.
Truell had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on July 3, 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.
As a result of this
feature, the U.S. Marshals Service was contacted with information from
numerous tipsters advising Mr. Truell was in Manchester, NH. This
information as well as hard work by the Officers/Deputies involved
pointed investigators to a vehicle Treull was known to drive. Members of
the NH Joint Fugitive Task Force were able to locate the vehicle and
attempt to stop it on Cedar Street in Manchester, NH. Mr Truell jumped
out of the vehicle and attempted to run from Members of the NH Task
Force. Mr. Truell surrendered peacefully when he realized he could not
outrun Members of the Task Force.
Truell was transported to the
Hillsborough House of Corrections for processing, and holding pending
his hearing in front of the N.H. State Parole Board.
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, Rockingham and Strafford County Sheriff’s
Offices, the Federal Protective Service, Greenfield Police Department,
along with deputy U.S. Marshals.
Since the inception of the New
Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have
resulted in over 7,908 arrests (Updated as of 12/16/2019). 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