NH – This morning, members of the U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire
Joint Fugitive Task Force arrested “Fugitive of the Week,” Padraic Ryan
Bean in Hopkinton, Hampshire.
Padraic Bean, 47 years-of-age, who
was known to have ties in both the Conway & Concord, NH areas, was just
featured last week as the “Fugitive of the Week.” Mr. Bean was being
sought on an arrest warrant alleging three violations of a domestic
violence related court order. Bean has a criminal history that includes
stalking, assault, narcotics, manslaughter (x3) and resisting arrest.
This extensive criminal history caused the US Marshals Service to put
the apprehension of Mr. Bean as a top priority.
As part of this
search for Mr. Bean, he was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on
June 23rd. This feature was aired on WTPL-FM, WNTK-FM, WTSN-FM, WEMJ-FM,
The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Manchester
Information, the Manchester Ink Link, The Rochester & Lebanon 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 over 500 fugitives since its implementation in 2007.
Additionally, the “Fugitive of the Week” was distributed statewide to
all law enforcement officers in New Hampshire.
As a result of
this media feature, several anonymous tips were received pointing
investigators to multiple locations in Hopkinton, NH. This morning,
members of the U.S. Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force conducted
surveillance of a residence on Hawthorne Hill Road in Hopkinton. After
watching this residence for a short time, Mr. Bean was observed outside
the residence smoking a cigarette. Investigators were able to move in
and arrest Bean without incident. Mr. Bean was transported to the
Merrimack County Jail for processing and holding pending his initial
U.S. Marshal Nick Willard said, “The “Fugitive
of the Week” program continues receive an incredible amount of
information from members of the public who want to ensure the safety of
their communities.” Willard continued, “Today’s arrest of Mr. Bean is a
perfect example of the public, media and law enforcement working
together for our common goal of community safety.”
inception of the U.S. Marshals - New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force
in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 8,218 arrests (Updated
as of 12/16/2020). 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