NH – “Fugitive of the Week,” Philip Rory Gingras, 46
years-of-age, surrendered late this afternoon at the Merrimack County
Sheriff’s Office in Boscawen, NH. Mr. Gingras was being sought on
supervised release violations stemming from a conviction on a federal
sex offender registration violation which is a violation of the Adam
Walsh Act. Gingras is required to register as a sex offender after he
was convicted in a 2002 case for aggravated felonious sexual assault.
This arrest warrant was issued on July 30, 2020 and Mr. Gingras
was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on August 26, 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. Additionally, this “Fugitive of the Week” was distributed
statewide to all New Hampshire law enforcement officers.
being featured, the task force received several tips regarding Gingras’
possible location, but none of these tips proved fruitful. The United
States Marshals Service was happy to hear this afternoon that Mr.
Gingras surrendered at the Merrimack County Sheriff’s Office in
Boscawen, NH. After the Sheriff’s Office confirmed the arrest warrant,
Gingras was transported to the Merrimack County Jail, where he will be
held in federal custody pending his initial court appearance by video in
US District Court on Monday.
“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
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