Tuesday, May 19, 2015

'Fugitive of the Week' Arrested After Being Spotted by Parole Officer in Claremont

Concord, NH – On Saturday, a Probation and Parole Officer from the NH Department of Corrections saw “Fugitive of the Week,” Shaun Teeter and immediately requested the assistance of the Claremont Police Department. Shaun Teeter, 32, was arrested by the Claremont Police Department on two outstanding warrants. Teeter was wanted on both Parole and Probation Violations, stemming from original convictions for theft and assault.

Mr. Teeter was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Claremont Police Department, where he was booked on the outstanding Strafford County arrest warrant and the NH Department of Corrections Parole Violation. Teeter is currently being held at the Sullivan County Jail, pending his return to Strafford County and then the NH State Prison.

As part of the U.S. Marshals fugitive investigation, Teeter had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on April 29, 2015. The “Fugitive of the Week” is broadcast on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Manchester Ink Link and is prominently featured on the internet. The “Fugitive of the Week” continues to be very successful tool that has resulted in the location and arrest of numerous fugitives since its implementation in 2007.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 5,869 arrests (Updated as of 12/4/2014). 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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