River jumper arrested again, found hiding in a garage by police dog after foot-chase

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Roland Iller
Roland Iller

MANCHESTER, NH – A man who was arrested Jan. 26 after jumping into the river to evade police was arrested Feb. 27, after he ran from police again. This time, Roland Iller was found hiding behind a garage, with an assist from a police dog.

On February 27 just before 5:30 p.m. Manchester Police Officer Fred Gillis recognized Roland Iller, 27,  in the area of Beechmont Market on South Beech Street. Officer Gillis knew that Iller was wanted out of Merrimack County for a violation of a court order.

Officer Gillis attempted to make contact with Iller, but Iller fled the scene resulting in a foot pursuit. A perimeter was established in the area of Mystic Street, and Officer Ryan Brandreth and his police dog, Colt, assisted in tracking Iller, who was found at a garage at 185 Mystic St. Iller was additionally charged with resisting arrest and violation of bail conditions.

Iller will appear in the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester Feb. 27 to face the charges.


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