NH – Tips quickly pointed to the location of this week’s
“Fugitive of the Week,” Brandon Carl Hanson, 34 years-of-age, was
located in-custody at the Strafford County Jail in Dover, New Hampshire.
Mr. Hanson was being sought on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by
the Belknap County Superior Court for failing to appear on charges of
being a felon in possession of a weapon and theft of a motor vehicle.
Hanson had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” just
yesterday, October 14, 2020. 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.
time after Hanson had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week,”
multiple phone calls were received indicating that Mr. Hanson was
currently in the Strafford County Jail being held on another criminal
case. The NH Joint Fugitive Task Force was able to confirm that Hanson
was in fact in custody in Dover, NH. This information was relayed to the
Belknap County Sheriff’s Office and they have filed paperwork with
Strafford County Jail requesting that Mr. Hanson be sent back to Belknap
County upon the completion of his criminal matters in Strafford County.
Since the inception of the 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