Burlington, VT – U.S. Marshals and South Burlington police
arrested a violent fugitive wanted for multiple felony warrants
including illegal possession of a firearm and assault stemming from a
shooting in Skowhegan, Maine last year.
Federal and local
authorities apprehended Christopher Farrow, 32, in South Burlington
Friday evening after Hailey Goetz, 26, of Jericho, lead police on a
high-speed chase down Route 7 in South Burlington. Goeltz eventually
stopped the vehicle just in front of the Sea-Way car wash. At that time,
Goetz and Farrow were ordered out of the car and arrested without
Farrow was being sought by state and local
authorities in both Maine and Connecticut on charges for illegal
possession of a firearm, assault in the first degree, criminal
threatening with a dangerous weapon, terrorizing and reckless conduct.
Farrow was also wanted in Connecticut for a parole violation. The bail
amounts for the Connecticut and Maine warrants are $250,000 and $100,000
Farrow is being held on $75,000 bail while he
awaits court proceedings to be extradited back to Connecticut.
Goeltz was cited for eluding a police officer. She was released and will
appear before a judge at a later date.
The apprehension is
another fine example of how cooperation between Local and Federal
authorities results in safer communities.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency