NH – Yesterday’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Benjamin Bergeron, 30,
was arrested this afternoon without incident by the U.S. Marshals
Fugitive Task Force in Raymond, NH.
Bergeron was wanted for
probation violations. Bergeron was on probation from a conviction of
assault. Bergeron was last known to be living in Manchester, NH. An
arrest warrant was issued by the Hillsborough Superior Court on November
As part of this search, Bergeron was featured Wednesday
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.
Today the U.S.
Marshals Fugitive Task Force received a tip that Bergeron was located at
the Tuckaway Tavern in Raymond, NH. Members of the U.S. Marshals
Fugitive Task Force were able to act quickly on the tip and arrest
Bergeron without incident. Mr. Bergeron was transported to the
Hillsborough County House of Corrections, where he will be processed and
await his initial appearance.
This arrest was made by several
member agencies of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force including; the
Belknap, Hillsborough, Rockingham & Strafford County Sheriff’s Offices
and the Greenfield (NH) 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 7,908
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