NH – The Rochester Police Department located and arrested
“Fugitive of the Week”, Reginald Trefethen last night, Trefethen, 27
years-of-age of Rochester, New Hampshire was being sought on a
Rockingham County Superior Court warrant alleging that he failed to
appear on charges of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl,
cocaine and being an accomplice to the sale of fentanyl.
arrest was made by members of the Rochester Police Department when they
responded to a call on Charles Street for a reported unwanted person.
Upon arrival, the officers made contact with the “Fugitive of the Week”,
Reginald Trefethen and arrested him without incident.
had been featured last Wednesday (09/30/20) 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” was distributed statewide to
all law enforcement officers in New Hampshire.
initially transported to the Strafford County Jail for processing and
holding pending his pick-up by the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office
for his initial court appearance on Tuesday in Rockingham County
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