Violent Fugitive Arrested by U.S. Marshals

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– The United States Marshals Service is very pleased to
announce the arrest of a violent fugitive, Darien James Young. Young, 27
years-of-age, whose last known address was in Somersworth, NH was
arrested around noon today in Dover, New Hampshire.

Young was
wanted on multiple outstanding arrest warrants including a bail
violation warrant issued by the Strafford County Superior Court on an
original charge of assault with a deadly weapon. The second warrant for
Young was issued by the Rockingham County Superior Court for failing to
appear on an indictment for three counts of assault by a prisoner,
resisting arrest or detention and filing a false report. Additionally,
Mr. Young is a suspect in a couple of ongoing criminal investigations in
Strafford County with additional charges pending.

This morning,
a person believed to be Mr. Young was seen by investigators getting into
a sport utility vehicle as a rear passenger. After following this SUV
for a distance, the vehicle was stopped by members of the U.S. Marshals
Fugitive Task Force at the intersection of Dover Point Road and Route 16
in Dover, NH. Young was located hiding in the far rear of the SUV under
a pile of clothing and blankets. Young was removed from the vehicle and
arrested. After the handcuffs were on, Young claimed to have a medical
issue and was transported and treated at a local hospital.

being medically cleared and released from the local hospital, Young was
transported to the Strafford County Jail for processing and holding
pending his initial court appearances on his outstanding warrants.

This arrest was made by the investigative efforts of several member
agencies of the U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force
including, the Belknap, Rockingham & Strafford County Sheriff’s Offices,
the Greenfield & Somersworth Police Departments, along with deputy U.S.

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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