NEW BEDFORD — Police recognized a vehicle that had been stolen July 25 on the 40-block of Ruth Street and had struck another vehicle before fleeing the scene. The driver matched the description of the person who stole the vehicle.

The car was observed in the area of Rivet and County Street at about 3:45 a.m. Monday, August 6.

The driver of the vehicle, Randall Pemberton Jr., 23, of 219 Rivet St. Apt. 3E, New Bedford, was charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle.

Police arrested Zachary Sylvia, 22, of 117 Coffin Ave., New Bedford, on charges of  receiving a stolen motor vehicle and on a warrant.  He was a passenger in the vehicle.

--New Bedford Police