Concord, NH – Late yesterday, Ronald Duby, 46 years-of-age, was arrested in an apartment on Chestnut Street in Nashua, New Hampshire by members of the Nashua Police Department. During the arrest Duby refused to obey the commands of the Police Officers present and as a result was subdued by a Police K9. Duby was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. Mr. Duby is a Tier III offender in New Hampshire with a duty to register as a sex offender, pursuant to a 1995 conviction of Felony Sexual Assault with the victim being under sixteen years of age and conviction of Felony Lewd – Lascivious Conduct with a Child in Windsor County, Vermont District Court.
Mr. Duby had been featured as the "Fugitive of the Week" on November 27, 2019. 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. The "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 in 2007. Additionally, the "Fugitive of the Week" is distributed statewide to all law enforcement officers.
As a result of this feature, the Nashua Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service received numerous tips regarding Mr. Duby. This arrest was made possible by the tips received along with the hard work and collaboration of the Marshals Service and Nashua Police Department.
Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 7,751 arrests (Updated as of 07/25/2019). 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.