UPDATE – Former Doctor Richard Haugh, now 71, has been captured in Columbia by Federal agents and Colombian police after being on the run for more than 2 decades due to various sex crimes against children. Click here for the latest update on this case.
Wanted by the Belmont Police Department / Massachusetts State Police Department for Crimes against children
Dr. Richard S. Haugh is an accomplished author, publisher and academic. He is accused of committing numerous sexual offenses against a female child and there may be other victims out there.
Haugh was arrested in 1992 as he left his residence armed with a licensed .25 caliber handgun. He was charged and later indicted by a Middlesex Superior Court Grand Jury for two counts of Rape of a Child, two counts of Indecent A&B on a child under 14, assault to rape a child and disseminating obscene matter to a minor.
He was supposed to appear in court on August 12, 1992 but never showed up and has been on the run ever since.
Photo of Dr. Haugh taken in 1992
Description of Fugitive:
- Full Name: Richard S. Haugh
- Birthdate: May 4, 1942
- On the Run Since: August 1992
- Age Then: 51
- Age Now: 71
- Hair: Black (it has most likely started greying and he most likely dyed his hair lighter following his warrant).
- Eyes: Blue
- Race: WhiteSex: Male
- Height:5’11” Weight: 155 pounds
Note: Richard Haugh has been on the run for over twenty years and has definitely aged since his last known appearance. It’s important you focus on features including facial shape, nose, ears, eyes, etc.
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If you have any information on the whereabouts of this child predator you’re urged to please contact:
Massachusetts State Police Department 1-800-KAPTURE (1-800-527-8873).