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Murder Suspect Ordered Held Without Bail

 

A New Bedford man charged with murder is being held without bail for the November 23rd shooting of Sharone Stafford in the city's South End. 

 

Twenty-five year old Hailton DaCosta appeared Wednesday in District Court on charges of murder, armed robbery and possession of an illegal firearm.  His ca

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New Bedford Man Faces Murder Charges

 

District Attorney Sam Sutter and Police Cheif David Provencher say a New Bedford man has been arrested and charged with murder in the weekend shooting of 31 year old Sharone Stafford in the city's South End.

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Update: Suspects In Shooting Appear In District Court

 

Two men arrested in connection with a fatal weekend shooting in New Bedford's South End were arraigned Monday in New Bedford District Court.

The Bristol County District Attorney's office said in a statement that 21-year-old Elito Mendes is charged with armed robbery and weapons counts; while 27-year-old Samir Baptista is charged as an accomplice.

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Joshua Silva Indicted For Murder Of Retired Fairhaven Teacher

 

The man held in connection with the murder of a Fairhaven woman last month has been indicted by a Grand Jury.

The Bristol County D-A's office says 36-year-old Joshua Silva of New Bedford is now formally charged with the murder of 69-year-old Joyce Howland on October 14th.

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Photo from New Bedford Police Dept.

Standoff Ends Peacefully In New Bedford

 

A brief standoff Tuesday morning in New Bedford ends with the suspect surrendering to police.  The incident happened at 17 Austin Court, just before 9am. 

Police were called to the scene by the suspect's girlfriend, who said the man had threatened and shoved her.  W

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Police Nab Robbery Suspect, Investigate “Shots Fired” In New Bedford

 

New Bedford Police arrest a robbery suspect in the West End.

Police say a man entered the Hess Gas Station on Kempton Street around mid afternoon on Monday, and told the clerk to open the register.  H

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Photo - New Bedford Police Dept.

Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Raymond Sanchez

 

A 17 year old New Bedford man is charged with murder in the October 9th stabbing death of 21 year old Raymond Sanchez.

The District Attorney's office says Andre Gage will be charged as an adult, and faces arraignment Friday afternoon in New Bedford District Court.

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Librarian To Be Summonsed To Court To Answer Larceny Charge

 

The branch manager of the Casa De Saudade Library will be summonsed into court to answer a charge of larceny. 

Police have accused Judith Downey of New Bedford of larceny over $250. 

They alleged she used the library cards of three dead people over the last few years, to "take out" more than 300 books from city libraries, after her own account was "maxed out." 

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Photo: New Bedford Police

Carjacking Suspect Held On $50,000 Bail

A carjacking suspect has been arraigned on a number of charges in New Bedford District Court on Monday.  
26-year-old Juan Joel Rivera of New Bedford was held on $50,000 bail following his arraignment on charges of armed carjacking, armed robbery, and operating a vehicle with a suspended license

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Dartmouth Man Charged In Child Porn Probe

A Dartmouth man is under arrest, charged with possessing child pornography. 

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