On August 22nd, 2016 the Central New Hampshire Special Operations Unit along with the Hooksett Police Department executed a search warrant at 21 Andrea Ave. in Hooksett, NH. The Hooksett Police Department received information that Andrew Shea, date of birth 12/26/79, who had escaped from the New Hampshire State Prison Calumet House located in Manchester, NH, was believed to be at 21 Andrea Ave. in Hooksett, NH.
Officer Ducharme of the Hooksett Police Department was able to confirm Shea was wanted by the New Hampshire State Police. Officer Ducharme obtained a search warrant to search the Andrea Ave. location. Due to Shea being incarcerated for two felony armed robbery charges and a felon in possession of a firearm charge, the Hooksett Police Department contacted the Central New Hampshire Special Operations Unit to execute the search warrant.
“Being a member community of the Central New Hampshire Special Operations Unit has proven to be beneficial in cases such as this. The Central New Hampshire Special Operations Unit did an excellent job in ending the situation peacefully”, said Chief Peter Bartlett of the Hooksett Police Department.
Sergeant James Bradley
Hooksett Police Department