NH – Yesterday afternoon, this week’s featured “Fugitive of the
Week,” Frank Albert McPhee IV, 33 years-of-age, was located and arrested
in the driveway of a residence on Four Rod Road in Rochester, NH. Mr.
McPhee was being sought on a couple of outstanding arrest warrants
issued by both the Rockingham County Superior Court and the Candia
District Court. The Rockingham County warrant was issued for bail
violations stemming from an original charged offense of criminal
threatening with a firearm. The Candia District Court warrant alleges
multiple driving related offenses as a result of a police pursuit in
Northwood, NH earlier this year.
Mr. McPhee had just been
featured this past Wednesday (08/19/20) 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 New Hampshire law enforcement officers.
being featured as the “Fugitive of the Week”, members of the U.S.
Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force conducted an investigation that
spanned from Epsom to Rochester over a two-day period. It was as a
result of these persistent investigative efforts that led investigators
to the residence of one of McPhee’s associates in Rochester, NH. At this
house, McPhee was located sitting in a vehicle in the driveway where he
was arrested without incident. McPhee was transported to the Rockingham
County Jail for processing and holding pending his initial court
appearance on Friday.
This investigation and arrest was made by
several member agencies of the U.S. Marshals, NH Joint Fugitive Task
Force including the Belknap & Rockingham County Sheriff’s Offices, the
Northwood & Epsom Police Departments along with deputy U.S. Marshals.
Since the inception of the U.S. Marshals - New Hampshire Joint
Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over
8,061 arrests (Updated as of 06/30/2020). 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