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Date of Release: February 26, 2007

Reference: Arrest of registered sex offenders

After asking for the publicís assistance last week in locating two wanted registered sex offenders, both have been arrested by Maine authorities and turned over to the Portsmouth Police Department. Arrested were:

David Bruce Hudson
Date of birth 02/06/49
13020 Day Drive,
Danvers, Mass. 01923


Bruce L. Gagnon
Date of birth 07/20/76
16 Seaview Avenue
Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04604

Mr. Hudson was arrested on February 22nd, 2007 after being transported from the York County Jail in Maine to Portsmouth, where he was processed and arraigned in Portsmouth District Court. He was released on $50,000 personal recognizance bail.
He is scheduled to appear in Portsmouth District Court on March 5th, 2007 at 11:00 AM for a probable cause hearing.

Mr. Gagnon was arrested on February 26th, 2007 after being transported from the Cumberland County Jail in Maine to Portsmouth, where he was processed and arraigned in Portsmouth District Court. He is being held on $10,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear in Portsmouth District Court on March 9th, 2007 at 11:00 AM for a probable cause hearing.

Both were arrested for the felony criminal charge of:
Registration of Sex Offenders, Duty to Report/Failure to Comply.

Both arrests are a result of investigations that are not related to one another. Anyone with any further information is asked to call Detective Kristyn Bernier at 436-2511, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 431-1199 or 1-207-439-1199.

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 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500