Bristol County D-As Office

Stabbing Suspct Arrested, Victim Dies
New Bedford Police have arrested a suspect in a fatal South End stabbing.
According to police, the stabbing happened Thursday night on West Rodney French Boulevard.  The victim, 22-year old Alex Silva staggered into the South End Police Station suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen...
Murder Suspect Ordered Held Without Bail
A New Bedford man charged with murder is being held without bail for the November 23rd shooting of Sharone Stafford in the city's South End. 
Twenty-five year old Hailton DaCosta appeared Wednesday in District Court on charges of murder, armed robbery and possession of an illegal fire…
Dartmouth Man Sentenced for 2011 Fatal Crash
A Dartmouth man has been sentenced to 15-18 years in state prison in connection with a vehicular homicide in August of 2011.
Patrick Coelho was accused of striking and killing 51 year old Michael Powers of Fairhaven while Powers was driving a motorcycle on Hawthorne St...