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Brooke Avelar of New Bedford
Brooke Avelar of New Bedford

New Bedford Teen Missing For More Than Two Weeks

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has put out a notice about a missing New Bedford teen.

The Center says Brooke Avelar has been missing since August 14.  The Center says she may still be in the local area, or perhaps has traveled to Taunton

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Police Investigate North End Robbery

New Bedford Police are investigating an armed robbery early Sunday in the North End.

A woman told police she was walking home on North Front street around 1:50am after leaving a house party, when she was confronted by three women

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In New Bedford

New Bedford Police say a man was killed Saturday when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle at Phillips Rd. and Hillcrest Rd.in the North End.

Police say the crash happened just before 2pm

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Photos From New Bedford Police

Two Arrested In Drug Raid At Harborview Towers

New Bedford's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau have charged two city residents with Drug Trafficking.

Det. Captain Steven Vicente tells WBSM News, Detectives carried out a search warrent Thursday night at 280 Acushent Avenue, Harborview Towers, apartment 6H

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Kevin Pires/Facebook

City Man Killed in Route 18 Motorcycle Crash

A 25 year old New Bedford man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle while heading north on Route 18.

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Ingram Publishing

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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Ingram Publishing

Body Found In West End

The Bristol County District Attorney's office and New Bedford Police are investigating the discovery of a male body Saturday, near the Holy Family-Holy Name School.

Police say the victim was about 25 years old, and the cause of death has not been determined

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Photo from New Bedford Police

Arrest Warrant Issued For Acushnet Man

An arrest warrant has been issued for 42 year old James Willette of Acushnet.

Det. Captain Steve Vicente says Willette is wanted in connection with an armed robbery last Monday at a Cumberland Farms store at 2012 Acushnet Avenue

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Drawing by New Bedford Police
Drawing by New Bedford Police

Police Seek Help In Locating Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police are reaching out to the public for help in solving an early morning assault and robbery.

With help from the victim, Police have created a rendering of the suspect (above).

The incident took place on July 17th

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Update: New Bedford Homicide Victim Identified

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has identified the victim of a shooting early Sunday morning at Acushent Avenue and Blackmer St. as 24 year old Jeffrey Syliva Jr. of New Bedford.

Original Story:

A homicide investigation is underway in New Bedford, after a male body was discovered at the intersection of Acushnet Avenue and Blackmer St

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