Concord, NH - "Fugitive of the Week,” Casey Jones, 39, was arrested this past Monday by the Dover and NH State Police. Jones was wanted on multiple outstanding arrest warrants issued by the NH State Police, and Strafford & Rockingham Counties. These warrants were for possession with intent to distribute heroin; failure to appear on drug possession charges; and failure to appear on a theft charge.
On Monday, someone called 911 to report a suspicious person passed out behind the wheel of a car in the area of Baker Street in Dover, NH. Both the NH State Police and Dover officers responded to the area and found the “suspicious person,” who was later identified as Casey Jones and arrested without incident. Jones was processed and held at the Strafford County Jail, pending his upcoming court appearances.
Strafford and Rockingham County Sheriff’s Offices are full-time participants on the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and had requested assistance of the task force with this investigation. As part of the U.S. Marshals fugitive investigation, Jones was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week” on June 1st. The “Fugitive of the Week” was aired this morning 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. The “Fugitive of the Week” has been a very successful tool that has resulted in the location and arrest of numerous fugitives since its implementation in 2007.
U.S. Marshal, David Cargill, Jr. said, “We are very fortunate to have the help of the citizens of NH to make arrests like these possible.” Cargill continued, “The public working together with law enforcement is critical element in keeping our streets as safe as possible.”
Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 6,340 arrests (Updated as of 05/03/2016).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.