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Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
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Over 1,500 Drug Cases Dismissed Due to Former Chemist’s Meddling

NEW BEDFORD - Over 1,500 drug cases pending in district and superior courts are being dropped by the Bristol County District Attorney's Office as a direct result of a former state drug lab chemist's tampering with evidence...

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Prosecutors Likely to Toss Thousands of Tainted Drug Cases

BOSTON (AP) - District attorneys in Massachusetts are facing a key deadline as they continue to deal with the damage caused by the misconduct of a former state drug lab chemist...

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Career Criminal Sentenced to Decade in Prison

A 43-year-old career criminal from Taunton who has been convicted and served committed jail or prison time on 18 different occasions since 1990 was convicted at trial last week of illegal firearm charges and sentenced to serve at least a decade in state prison...

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New Bedford Man Convicted on Burglary Charges

A 25-year-old New Bedford man who broke into a young couple’s New Bedford home while they were asleep in bed has been convicted of unarmed burglary and sentenced to serve three to four years in state prison...

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New Bedford Man Sentenced for Break-In Thefts

A 26-year-old New Bedford man who broke into homes and stole multiple items in Fall River and Taunton was sentenced to serve three to four years in state prison last week in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M...

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Teen Suspect, David Lima, Held Without Bail in New Bedford Murder

NEW BEDFORD - A 16-year-old New Bedford boy has been ordered held without bail in Wednesday's deadly shooting.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 16-year-old David Lima of Matthew Street was ordered held until his pre-trial hearing on April 14...

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Carver Man To Serve Up To Four Years In Prison

CARVER, Mass (AP) - A Carver man has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs and causing a head-on crash that seriously injured a pregnant woman, who lost the fetus as a result...

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Fall River Man Sentenced for Raping Girlfriend’s Teenage Daughter

FALL RIVER - A Fall River man is sentenced after being convicted Monday of raping his girlfriend's teenage daughter.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 44-year-old Osvaldo Leite pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to an indictment charging him with two counts of rape of a child, two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person under 14, and one count of assault with intent to rape...

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New Bedford Man Convicted for Breaking into Gas Station Three Times

A 39-year-old New Bedford man was convicted last week in Fall River Superior Court of breaking into the same Westport gas station on three separate occasions and was sentenced to serve three years in state prison, District Attorney Thomas M...

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New Bedford Man Killed in First Murder of 2017, Investigation Underway

UPDATE (1:34 p.m.): The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has identified the victim as 22-year-old Emmanuel Fuentes. The DA's office says Fuentes is believed to be homeless, but resides in New Bedford...

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