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For Immediate Release
July 7, 2016
For more information contact:
Lt. Kevin J. Duffy, Commander Troop E

Arrest Warrant Service, 640 Province Road, Barnstead

On Thursday, July 7th, 2016, at 4:00 AM , the New Hampshire State Police SWAT Unit assisted Barnstead Police Department with a warrant service for Paul Elijah Tasker Jr., age 39, of 640 Province Road, Barnstead. This arrest warrant stemmed from an incident that occurred two days prior involving felony criminal threatening with a firearm. In conjunction with the Barnstead Police Department, State Police Troop E and the Air Unit, the New Hampshire State Police SWAT Unit took Mr. Paul E. Tasker Jr. into custody without incident at approximately 11:47 AM on this date. Barnstead Police Department has charged Paul Elijah Tasker Jr. with Felony Criminal Threatening with a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and lesser-included criminal offenses. He is currently being held at the Belknap County Jail and scheduled to be arraigned at the Belknap County Superior Court at 1:30 PM on Friday, July 8, 2016.

The New Hampshire State Police and Barnstead Police Department appreciate the cooperation and understanding of the community during the process of resolving this incident. Units that participated in this incident included New Hampshire State Police, Barnstead Police Department, and Barnstead Fire and Rescue.

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