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Police: New Bedford Man Likely Overdose Victim

Police say the cause of death of a New Bedford man over the weekend appears to be a drug overdose.

Police say the body was found Saturday near Holy Family-Holy Name School.

Det. Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News, investigators are still awaiting toxicology tests, but it appears the victim overdosed on drugs

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Police Investigate North End Shooting

New Bedford Police are investigating a weekend shooting in the city's North End.

Det. Capt. Steven Vicente says the shooting happened just after 4am on Sunday in the vicinity of Belleville Avenue and Sylvia Street

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Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images
Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images

Nine Clubs And Bars Found In Violation Of Sunday Opening Regulation

A city wide sweep Sunday morning of local bars and clubs in New Bedford turned up nine establishments that were open in violation of their liquor licenses.

All licenses in New Bedford limit Sunday openings to after 11am

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Patrick Parent (L) and Ashley Rezendes. Photos by New Bedford Police
Patrick Parent (L) and Ashley Rezendes. Photos by New Bedford Police

Two Suspects Arrested In Roosevelt St. Drug Raid

More than 80 grams of heroin was seized during a Tuesday afternoon drug raid in New Bedford's South End.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says officers executed a search warrant on the third floor of 49 Roosevelt street following an investigation into a drug delivery service

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Student Seriously Injured In Fight At Normandin

New Bedford Police have now released information about a fight involving two students at Normandin Middle School.

A teacher reported to police on Thursday she saw a 13 year old male student holding a 12 year old boy in a choke hold

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Photo from New Bedford Police

Robbery Suspect Arrested In New Bedford

A New Bedford man faces robbery charges.  Thirty-five year old Timothy Martin of Truro Street was arrested early Friday on Acushnet Avenue. 

Det. Capt. Steve Vicente  says Martin is charged with a robbery at the 7-11 Store on the Avenue around 4am, and an attempted robbery two hours later at Honey Dew Donuts on Coggeshall Street

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Police Hunt For Storage Depot Robber

 

New Bedford Police continue to investigate an armed robbery Tuesday at the Storage Depot on Brook Street.

Det. Capt. Steve Vicente tells WBSM News, a man entered the business and inquired about renting a storage unit. The

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New Bedford Police Photo
New Bedford Police Photo

Suspect Charged With Attempted Armed Robbery

Police make a quick arrest following an attempted robbery at a New Bedford variety store. 

Det. Capt. Steve Vicente says a man entered Penny's Variety on Arnold Street Wednesday night, wearing a hoodie and mask and demanding the clerk open the register

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