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For Immediate Release

Contact:
April 14, 2022 Ryan Guay, Senior Inspector
District of Maine (207) 780-3355;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Arrest Rhode Island Sex Offender in Maine

Portland, ME – The U.S. Marshals Service, Maine Violent Offender Task Force announce the arrest of Stephen MacLellan, 23, of West Baldwin, Maine. MacLellan was being sought by the Cumberland Police Department out of Rhode Island on a warrant issued by them on March 3rd, 2022, for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Through a collaborative effort, Maine investigators determined that MacLellan was currently living in Maine and had moved from Rhode Island, failing to register as a sex offender in either state. U.S. Marshals were able to safely apprehend MacLellan at an address in West Baldwin without incident. MacLellan is charged as a fugitive from justice pending his extradition back to Rhode Island.

The USMS Maine Violent Offender Task Force was assisted by the USMS District of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island, Cumberland Police Department. The U.S. Marshals Service Maine Violent Offender Task Force is comprised of members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Maine State Police, Maine Department of Corrections, Biddeford Police Department and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any State or Federal Fugitive please contact the United States Marshals Service, District of Maine at MED.TIPLINE@usdoj.gov.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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