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Dartmouth Standoff Suspect Held Without Bail

A Dartmouth man facing charges of extortion and making threats following an 8-hour standoff with police, appeared Thursday in New Bedford District Court.

A "not guilty" plea was entered by an attorney for Kevin Pacheco. He was ordered held w

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WJAR 10
WJAR 10

Sheila Martines-Pina Dead At 58

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says former t-v personality Sheila Martines Pina was found dead this morning in her Dartmouth home.  She was 58.  The D-A's office is calling the case an "unattended death

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

Guns, Ammo, Serial Killer How-To Books Found after Dartmouth Standoff

Dartmouth Police have recovered evidence from 209 Richard Street, the site of an eight hour standoff Tuesday.

Detective Kyle Costa says Dartmouth Police executed a search warrant at the home of Kevin Pacheco after the standoff,

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SWAT members move in at 209 Richard Street - TSM
SWAT members move in at 209 Richard Street - TSM

Dartmouth Standoff Suspect Surrenders, Investigation Underway

Police say the suspect in Tuesday's standoff in Dartmouth was off of his prescription medication.

36-Year-old Kevin Pacheco surrendered to police after barricading himself in his home at 209 Richard Street in Dartmouth for nearly 8 hours

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Dartmouth Town Hall
Dartmouth Town Hall

Dartmouth To Debate Town Government Changes

The Dartmouth Selectboard wants to know if residents still want a change in town government, and if so, what changes do they want. 

Selectboard member Michael Watson says town residents supported change on a non-binding ballot question last year

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

Dartmouth Man Charged with Filming Nude Child Found Dead

A Dartmouth man arrested last month for videotaping a nude child has been found dead.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 42-year-old Carlos Fortes of Slades Farm Lane was found dead in the basement of a New Bedford home by a family member Monday night

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Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.
Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.

Large Quake a Real Possibility on Southcoast

Thursday's earthquake was less than a footnote in seismic history, but it certainly has people talking.

The 1.9 magnitude quake was felt throughout New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and other S

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David Cressman - Town of Dartmouth website
David Cressman - Town of Dartmouth website

Dartmouth Gears Up For Major Storm

 

The Town of Dartmouth is gearing up for the overnight snowfall. 

 Executive Administratior David Cressman tells WBSM News, all town department heads and public safety officials reviewed storm information during a meeting Thursday afternoon, and made plans to help people who lose power, and need shelter....

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

Dartmouth Man Charged with Videotaping Nude Child

A Dartmouth man is under arrest after allegedly videotaping a child while they were showering.

Dartmouth Police Detective Kyle Costa says police received a call Sunday, reporting a man on Slades Farm Lane had videotaped a child while they were nude in the shower

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

“Knockout” Claim Refuted By Dartmouth PD

Dartmouth Police Chief Timothy Lee is refuting claims that a series of assaults at Rte. 6 and Cross Road on December 20 were part of a "Knockout" game.

In a statement released on Friday, the chief said the assaults were not part of any "Knockout" game, and that none of the three teens involved are related to any active member of the Dartmouth Police Department

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