NH – The United States Marshals Service is very happy to
announce the arrest of Alamance County, North Carolina fugitive, Steven
Steven Brian Caudle, 45 years-of-age, who was last
known to reside in Liberty, NC, was being sought on an arrest warrant
issued by the Alamance County Superior Court on August 14, 2019. This
warrant was for probation violations alleging that Caudle had absconded
from supervision. Mr. Caudle was on supervision due to a conviction and
sentence for assault with a deadly weapon, inflicting serious bodily
injury. This case was reported to be a stabbing involving a family
member during an altercation. Caudle was aware of the outstanding arrest
warrant and fled North Carolina.
This case was referred to the
U.S. Marshals, Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force, who was able to
develop information indicating that Caudle was possibly residing in
Henniker, New Hampshire. This information was forwarded to the U.S.
Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force who was able to determine that
Caudle was residing in an apartment on Rush Street in Henniker, NH.
Today, members of the US Marshals, NH Joint Fugitive Task Force with
the assistance of the Henniker Police Department were able to locate and
arrest Caudle hiding next to a bed inside the apartment on Rush Street.
Mr. Caudle was arrested without further incident and transported to the
Henniker Police Department for processing as a fugitive from justice
based on the outstanding Alamance County warrant.
Caudle will be
held at the Merrimack County Jail pending his initial court appearance
in the coming days at Hillsborough District Court. Mr. Caudle will
likely be held without bail pending his return to North Carolina to face
these legal matters.
United States Marshal, Nick Willard said,
“Another great example of you can run, but you can’t hide.” Willard
continued, “Just because you fled nine states away does not make you
immune from arrest; Mr. Caudle just found that out today.”
the inception of the U.S. Marshals - New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task
Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 8,542 arrests
(Updated as of 12/31/2021). 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
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