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VT Police Capture NH Fugitive Following Standoff

The Boston Herald via YellowBrix

October 07, 2010

BRADFORD, Vt. — A 39-year-old New Hampshire fugitive is in a Vermont jail after he was captured following a standoff that ended when police fired tear gas into an abandoned house where he had been hiding.

The Vermont State Police say Sean McGurk of Manchester, N.H., had been wanted since he eluded police following a high speed chase last month in both Vermont and New Hampshire.

On Wednesday, police learned that McGurk was staying in the abandoned house in Bradford.

Police from Vermont and New Hampshire and U.S. Marshals surrounded the house. He refused to come out.

Police say troopers fired tear gas into the residence and he was apprehended inside.

McGurk is facing a variety of charges. He’s being held on $75,000 bail.

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  • 1051193310_l_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    Good catch!!

  • Untitledma28839986-0002_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    Nice grab and no officers got hurt.

  • My_kids_027_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    I'm just glad to hear noone was hurt. And the perp is going to jail where he belongs.

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