Burlington, VT -- The U.S. Marshals Service Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF) arrested a Vermont fugitive who was wanted for a several offenses, to include, Assault and Robbery with a Weapon, Aggravated Assault with a Weapon, Burglary, Assault and Robbery with Injury and Domestic Assault.
Rashad Sabree, 34, of Boston, Massachusetts was arrested in the mid-afternoon hours on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts when located by Deputy U.S. Marshals. Sabree, who has a lengthy criminal record in Florida and Massachusetts, was charged with Domestic Assault and Assault and Robbery with injury in June 2013 by the Burlington Police Department. An arrest warrant was issued for Sabree’s arrest shortly after the incident when the Burlington Police Department was unable to locate Sabree.
In December 2013, Sabree was charged by the Burlington Police Department with Assault and Robbery with a Weapon, Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Burglary. At the time of this incident in December, Sabree was still wanted for the warrants that pertained to his June charges in Vermont as well.
In December 2013, the Burlington Police Department contacted the U.S. Marshals seeking assistance in locating Sabree, as his whereabouts were unknown.
After an extensive investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service located and arrested Sabree in Boston, Massachusetts on October 1, 2014, ending Sabree’s year and half flight from justice.
Sabree will be seen as a fugitive from justice in Boston, Massachusetts before being extradited back to Vermont. Sabree’s arrest was a result of a culmination of investigative efforts by the U.S. Marshals VVOTF and the U.S. Marshal Service in Boston, Massachusetts.