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Ferreira (left), Camacho (right)/New Bedford Police
Ferreira (left), Camacho (right)/New Bedford Police

Two Arrested On Drug Charges In South End

Two men have been arrested by New Bedford narcotics detectives Monday afternoon in the South End.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says 26-year-old Curtis Dean Ferreira of Grinnell Street, and 27-year-old Julio Camacho of Emery Street were arrested after police saw both of them meeting wiith different people

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New Dispensary Receives Town Support

A medical marijuana dispensary may still be moving into the former lottery building in Fairhaven. It just won't be the one residents are familiar with.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Gun, Drugs Found After Police Execute Search Warrants

A New Bedford man is arraigned after police execute two search warrants.

According to Det. Cap. Steven Vicente, New Bedford Police officers were able to obtain search warrants at two New Bedford addresses at Hathaway Blvd

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Massachusetts State Police
Massachusetts State Police

Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River

State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.

According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.

The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and Fall River Police, looking to crack down on suspects dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana within the Spindle City

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Getty Images

11 Medical Pot Dispensaries Approved, None In Bristol County

State public health officials say 11 medical marijuana dispensaries have been cleared to move forward in Massachusetts.

The process has been on hold while the state worked to verify information provided in the applications of 20 companies that were initially cleared for licenses in January

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David McNew/Getty Images

State Lawmaker Proposes Taxing Medical Marijuana

A state senator wants to impose Massachusetts' 6.25 percent sales tax on medical marijuana purchases and assess soon-to-be opened dispensaries a 4 percent surcharge on their revenues.

Sen. Brian Joyce, a Democrat from Milton, proposes money generated from the marijuana taxes be designated to a new state fund for substance abuse treatment programs

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Rep. Markey Has Concerns About Legalizing Pot In Mass.

State Representative Chris Markey of Dartmouth says he has several questions about a bill that would allow for the legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts.

Speaking Friday with WBSM's Taylor Cormier, Markey said law enforcement concerns are at the top of his list

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John Moore / Getty Images

Thirty Pounds Of Marijuana Found In Freetown Warehouse

Freetown Police are investigating the discovery of 30 lbs. of marijuana at a food distribution warehouse.

Chief Carlton Abbot says the pot was found by the warehouse security staff in a tractor-trailer shipment of vegetables received from a California shipper

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Taylor Cormier/TSM

[UPDATE] Fatal New Bedford Fire Under Investigation

UPDATE 7PM - The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the death of a man found in a burned home in New Bedford's West End has been ruled suspicious.

The State Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The victim's

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Weed Operation Busted In Westport

A six-week investigation in Westport leads to the bust of a weed operation.

Westport Police say they were conducting surveillance when they witnessed 47-year-old James Robert Jacobs of Davis Road in Westport distribute a large amount of marijuana to a female, who then drove off

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