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Fugitive involved in 1997 murder of New Hampshire police officer arrested in Copperas Cove

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Posted at 2:31 PM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 15:31:19-05

COPPERAS COVE, TX — A man was arrested in Copperas Cove after violating his parole for his original conviction surrounding the 1997 murder of a New Hampshire police officer.

Kevin Paul was considered armed and dangerous due to his previous offenses involving drug dealing and firearms.

Paul was convicted of being an accomplice to the murder of officer Jeremy Charron. He watched as his friend shot Charron and fired at police during a police chase, according to WMUR.

The U.S. Marshals Service was offering a $2,500 award for information resulting in Paul's arrest.

Paul was living in a sober-living facility in Manchester, New Hampshire before his disappearance. Investigators were able to discover his whereabouts.

He was arrested without incident.

This arrest was made by several member agencies of the U.S. Marshals - Lone Star Fugitive Task Force including; the Killeen & Waco Police Departments, the Bell & McLennen County Sheriff’s Departments, Texas Department of Public Safety, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, along with deputy U.S. Marshals.