‘Fugitive of the Week’ Makes Arrangements to Appear in Court

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Concord,
NH
– Last evening, the U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint
Fugitive Task Force was contacted by the attorney representing this
week’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Jessica Cory Hughes. The attorney
indicated that Ms. Hughes is currently in a program and they are working
with the courts to get the warrant recalled and set a new date for a
court appearance.

Jessica Cory Hughes, 34 years-of-age was last
known to reside in Milford, NH was just featured yesterday as the
“Fugitive of the Week.” Ms. Hughes has an ongoing case alleging the
offense of possession with intent to distribute controlled drugs –
fentanyl. Hughes had previously been to court on this charge and was
released on bail. This most recent warrant was issued based on the
alleged violations of the conditions of her bail.

The “Fugitive
of the Week” was aired on WTPL-FM, WNTK-FM, WTSN-FM, WEMJ-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.

After being
featured as the “Fugitive of the Week,” several tips were received and
the attorney for Ms. Hughes contacted the U.S. Marshals. The attorney
was working with the US District Court, US Probation, and the US
Marshals to get the warrant recalled and a new court date set for a
hearing about the alleged bail violations. Ms. Hughes is currently in a
program which is helping her current situation.

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.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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