DARTMOUTH (WBSM) — A wanted fugitive with a lengthy criminal history was arrested Feb. 7.

Dartmouth Police observed a vehicle at the Best Western Motel matching the description of one associated with Royleton Haston Jr., 22, of Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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Haston has been the subject of several police incidents. He was wanted on a total of seven warrants, including assault and battery on a correctional facility employee, two counts of assault and battery on a correctional facility employee with a bodily substance, and violation of an abuse prevention order.

Officials assigned to the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council SWAT team responded to the scene while Dartmouth detectives drafted a search warrant for the room where Haston was staying.

After the hallway was secured by SWAT team members, Haston was taken into custody without incident.

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