LACONIA — Joshua Umlah, 32, of New Hampton, was arrested at a residence on Shingle Camp Road in New Hampton on Wednesday, April 27, for failure to appear in court. He was found hiding under the blankets of a bunk bed.
Umlah had been indicted in Belknap Superior Court for the charge of possession of heroin. His underlying offense in Grafton County was operating after deemed a habitual offender.
Members of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force including Deputy Sheriffs from Belknap, Hillsborough, Rockingham and Strafford Counties located Umlah after warrants were issued for his arrest from both Belknap and Grafton County Superior Court for his failure to appear.
Umlah is currently being held without bail at the Belknap County Jail on both charges awaiting hearings in both Belknap and Grafton County Superior Courts.
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