Armed & Dangerous U.S. Marshals ‘Fugitive of the Week’ Surrenders

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– This morning, U.S. Marshal’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Drew
Alden Hankins surrendered at the Newbury (NH) Police Department to the
U.S. Marshals. Drew Alden Hankins, 32 years-of-age, who was last known
to reside in Dover, NH when the arrest warrants were issued. The first
warrant was issued by the Dover (NH) Police Department alleging that
Hankins was a felon in possession of a firearm and 3 counts of narcotics
possession. The second warrant was issued by the Rockingham County
Superior Court alleging that Hankins had violated his conditions of
probation on a prior narcotics related offense.

Hankins had been
featured on January 27, 2021 as the “Fugitive of the Week” and was
marked as “Armed & Dangerous” and “Known to Abuse Drugs” based on the
serious nature of the warrants. The “Fugitive of the Week” was aired on
WTPL-FM, The Union Leader, The Nashua Telegraph, The Patch, Foster’s
Daily Democrat, Manchester Information, the Manchester Ink Link, the
Rochester Voice and prominently featured on the internet. The “Fugitive
of the Week” continues to be a very successful tool that has resulted in
the location and arrest of over 500 fugitives since its implementation
in 2007. Additionally, the “Fugitive of the Week” was distributed
statewide to all law enforcement officers in New Hampshire.

Countless hours of investigation were conducted during this case which
brought the investigators to multiple cities, counties, and states
throughout the northeast. Fortunately, today Mr. Hankins reached out to
the Newbury (NH) Police Chief and arranged to surrender at the police
station. A short time later, Mr. Hankins arrived and was taken into
custody and turned over to the US Marshals to be transported to the
Rockingham County Jail. At the jail, Hankins will be processed and held
pending his initial court appearances on his two outstanding warrants.

Since the inception of the U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint
Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over
8,218 arrests (Updated as of 12/16/2020). 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, 8 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of
offices in foreign countries.

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