U.S. Marshal’s Arrest ‘Fugitive of the Week’ Shortly After Feature

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– The United States Marshals Service is pleased to announce
the arrest of this week’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Ethan Mitchell Strong.
It was shortly after being featured as this week’s “Fugitive of the
Week,” that Ethan Mitchell Strong, 20 years-of-age, was arrested without
incident in Littleton, NH. Strong was wanted on a Belknap County
Superior Court warrant for failing to appear on a charge of reckless
conduct with a deadly weapon (vehicle) that was issued in August of

Mr. Strong had been featured just this morning as the
“Fugitive of the Week,” 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, the Rochester Voice and
prominently featured on the internet. The
“Fugitive of the
continues to be a very successful tool that has resulted in
the location and arrest of numerous fugitives since its implementation
in 2007. Additionally, the “Fugitive of the Week” was distributed
statewide to all law enforcement officers in New Hampshire.

As a
result of the investigation by members of the U.S. Marshals – New
Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force made contact at a residence on Jon
Lahout Drive in Littleton, NH this morning. After knocking at the
apartment door, Mr. Strong opened the door and surrendered peacefully.
Strong was brought to the Belknap County Jail for processing and holding
on his outstanding arrest warrant pending his initial court appearance.

This arrest was made by several member agencies of the NH Joint
Fugitive Task Force including, the Belknap, Rockingham & Strafford
County Sheriff’s Offices along with deputy US Marshals.

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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