Concord, NH – The U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force is very happy to announce that this week's "Fugitive of the Week", Stefan Robert Ingerson, was arrested by the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force shortly before noon in Manchester.
Mr. Ingerson had been featured as the "Fugitive of the Week" just this morning. Ingerson was being sought by the U.S. Marshals after he was recently indicted in U.S. District Court in Concord, NH on charges of possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. The "Fugitive of the Week" was aired on WTPL-FM, WNTK-FM, 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 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.
After multiple days of searching by the fugitive task force, "Fugitive of the Week," Stefan Robert Ingerson, 32 years-of-age, who was last known to be homeless in Manchester, NH, was found near a motel on Brown Avenue in the city. Members of the task force observed Ingerson leave the hotel and get into a car. This car was stopped by law enforcement prior to it leaving the parking lot. Mr. Ingerson was arrested without incident.
Mr. Ingerson was transported to the Strafford County Jail for processing and holding pending his initial court appearance. This court appearance will be conducted at the U.S. District Court in Concord, NH via video due to the ongoing Covid precautions in place.
This investigation and arrest was made by several member agencies that make up the U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force, including; Belknap, Rockingham and Strafford County Sheriff's Offices, the Greenfield Police Department, Federal Protective Service along with deputy US Marshals.
Since the 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.