d, NH - “Fugitive of the Week,” Sean Miller, 27, was arrested during the early morning hours today, by a U.S. Marshals Task Force, at a Park Avenue residence in Hopkinton.
Miller had been wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the U.S. Marshals Service, for bail violations on an original offense of heroin sales. Late Wednesday evening into early the morning hours today, task force officers were actively working tips on Miller; after Miller was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week”. A series of tipsters eventually provided information to officers that led to Miller’s location where he was arrested without incident. Miller was housed at the Merrimack County House of Corrections and will be arraigned today on the bail violations at U.S. District Court in Concord.
This arrest was a cooperative investigation by Antrim, Greenfield, Hillsboro and Hopkinton Police Departments and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.
Miller had been featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on January 13th, which was aired on WTPL-FM, WMUR-TV, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Manchester Information, The Manchester Ink Link and prominently featured on the internet. This program has been a remarkably successful tool that has resulted in the location and arrest of numerous fugitives since its implementation in 2007. This case received a lot of additional media coverage throughout New England once the reward was announced.
Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 6,216 arrests (Updated as of 12/24/2015). 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.