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Bristol County House of Correction Leads State in Inmate Suicides
DARTMOUTH - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is defending his staff after a recent report showed that suicides among inmates in his department were more than double that of houses of correction in other Massachusetts counties.
The report from WGBH says that since 2006, Bristol County has had 50%…
Dartmouth Man Found Dead in Ash Street Jail Cell
NEW BEDFORD - A 22-year-old Dartmouth man was found dead in the Ash Street Jail on Sunday.
Jonathan Darling, spokesman for the Bristol County Sheriff's Office, has confirmed to WBSM News that Tyler Holdsworth was found in his cell around 5:30 P...
Fall River Woman Pleads Guilty To Prostitution-Related Charges
A Fall River woman is going to jail after pleading guilty to charges of armed robbery, larceny, deriving support by prostitution and and trafficking persons for sexual servitude.
Dartmouth Public Information Officer Det. Kyle Costa says 23 year old Esmeralda Lima was running a prostitution ring out o…
Hodgson Thanks Donors To Sheriff’s K-9 Program
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson is thanking donors to the Sheriff Department's canine program.
During a news conference on Friday at the House of Correction in Dartmouth, the Sheriff recognized Kathleen and Norman Mcleod, along with the owners of Dartmouth Dental and Panagakos Development for…
Former New Bedford Man Sent To State Prison For Assaulting CO’s
A former New Bedford man has been found guilty on five counts of assaulting corrections officers while serving a 2 1/2 year sentence at the House of Correction in Dartmouth.
Prosecutors say 44 year old Frankie Chano either spit, bit, or punched corrections officers on five occasions in 2013 and 2014.…
Hernandez Indicted For Alleged Jailhouse Fight
More legal woes for former Patriot star Aaron Hernandez.
A spokesman for the District Attorney's office says a Bristol County grand jury has returned indictments against Hernandez charging him with assault and battery and making threats...
Sheriff Continues To Warn About Dangers Of Drugs
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson says one of the most important things the Sheriff's office can do is to keep warning young people about the dangers of drugs. 
That's why he's continued "Operation Slam" at the House of Correction, where busloads of students …

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