Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Twice Featured ‘Fugitive of the Week’ Arrested Again

Concord, NH – Fugitive of the Week,” Jacob Brown, 24 was arrested without incident this morning inside an apartment on Sullivan Street in Berwick, Maine. Brown was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on May 20, 2015, because he was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for violations of conditions of supervised release. Brown was on supervised release as a result of his conviction and sentence for his role in a 2010 Farmington, NH bank robbery. Jacob Brown had previously been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week back in March of 2014 for a similar supervised release violation, after he fled from a residential substance abuse treatment facility.

As part of the U.S. Marshals fugitive investigation, Brown was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week,” which was broadcasted on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Manchester Information, The 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.

Brown is currently being held at the U.S. District Courthouse in Concord, NH on the outstanding arrest warrant and will be arraigned on this new offense later today.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 6,089 arrests (Updated as of 7/29/2015). 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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