Concord, NH – This afternoon, Fugitive of the Week, Daniel Debutts, Jr., surrendered at the NH State Probation Office in Dover. Debutts, 24, who was last known to be residing in the Rochester, NH area was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for Probation Violations, stemming from his original conviction and sentence for Possession of Narcotics.
Daniel Debutts, Jr. was featured as last week’s “Fugitive of the Week” after the NH State Probation and Parole Office requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in an effort to locate and arrest Debutts. Debutts was wanted on a seemingly minor arrest warrant, but Debutts serious criminal history earned the attention of the U.S. Marshals.
As part of the U.S. Marshal’s fugitive investigation, Debutts was aired last Thursday, February 13th as the 'Fugitive of the Week'. The 'Fugitive of the Week' is broadcast on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch and is prominently featured on the internet. Debutts surrendered today at the Probation office after seeing himself on WMUR-TV.
Debutts was arrested on the outstanding warrant and was brought to the Strafford County Jail, where he will be held pending his initial court appearance.
Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 5,523 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.