MILTON - This week's "Fugitive of the Week" was arrested by U.S. Marshals who found him hiding in the closet of a Milton residence.
Stephen Reagan, 24, was being sought on an outstanding parole violation warrant on his original conviction and sentence for theft by unauthorized taking. Reagan also has an extensive criminal history involving drugs, thefts, assaults and weapons.
He was featured as the "Fugitive of the Week" on July 31 in several publications including the Rochester Voice and on WMUR-TV.
The U.S. Marshals closed in on Reagan after they learned he was recently seen in the area of a trailer park in Milton. The fugitive task force was able to develop this information to a trailer in the 100 block of Pineland Park. During a search of this residence, Mr. Reagan was located hiding in a bedroom closet and arrested without further incident.
Reagan was transported to the Strafford County Jail for processing and holding on his outstanding parole violation warrant and an additional warrant out of Hillsborough County for theft by unauthorized taking.
Also located in this residence was, Shaun Laws, 29, who was also being sought on two outstanding arrest warrants for criminal threatening and criminal mischief out of Rochester District Court.
Laws was arrested and turned over to the Milton Police Department for processing on his two outstanding warrants.
These arrests were made by members of the US Marshals NH Joint Fugitive Task Force from Strafford, Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, along with deputy US Marshals and members of the Milton Police Department.