Thursday, July 25, 2013

Two 'Fugitives of the Week' Arrested in Two States

Concord, NH - Today, operations conducted by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Forces in both NH and Massachusetts resulted in the early morning arrests of two 'Fugitives of the Week.' Matthew MacInnis, 27 whose last known address was in Manchester, NH was arrested in East Bridgewater, Mass. Frederick Sanborn, 28 who most recently resided in Laconia, NH was located and arrested in Gilford, NH.

Frederick Sanborn was wanted on an outstanding parole warrant that was issued by the NH Department of Corrections Parole Board. Sanborn was on parole as part of his court ordered sentence for witness tampering. Information developed through tipsters and the hard work of investigators led the fugitive task force to a residence on Liscomb Circle in Gilford, NH where Sanborn was arrested without incident. This arrest was made by members of the NH Joint Fugitive Task Force from the Belknap County Sheriff’s Office, Gilford & Greenfield Police Departments, NH Probation and Parole, along with deputy U.S. Marshals.

Matthew MacInnis was being sought by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office on an arrest warrant for probation violations stemming from a conviction for a second degree assault by strangulation. This morning, members from the Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Massachusetts acted on information provided by NH investigators led to the location and arrest of MacInnis at a residence in the 200 block of Hudson Street in East Bridgewater, Mass. Also arrested at this location was MacInnis’ girlfriend, Nicole Rossier, 27, who had outstanding arrest warrants in Massachusetts for possession of narcotics and shoplifting. These arrests in Massachusetts were made through a cooperative effort of the Marshals Fugitive Task Forces in both Mass. and NH, including task force members from the Brockton Police Department, Mass. State Police – Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, along with deputy U.S. Marshals.

As part of these investigations, Sanborn and MacInnis were aired in the weekly feature known as the 'Fugitive of the Week.' Sanborn was featured on July 18, 2013, while MacInnis was only featured today. The 'Fugitive of the Week' is broadcast on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph and is prominently featured on the internet.

Sanborn is currently being processed at the Belknap County Jail where he will be held pending his return to the NH State Prison on his parole violations.

MacInnis has been charged as a fugitive from justice on the outstanding Hillsborough County arrest warrant. MacInnis will have a court appearance at Brockton District Court sometime today and will be held at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility pending his return to NH, where he will face his probation violation charges.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 5,370 arrests. 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, 7 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.

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