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OPINION| Thomas: Simple Solutions to Post Office Crime
It can't get any worse than this. Two men, one from Texas and the other considered homeless. Two men on two separate days caught, red handed by police. The scoundrels bagged for the high crime of stealing. This is not any old theft. Both are charged with charging their cell phones by using an o…
Fairhaven Man Arrested for Assault, Theft
New Bedford Police arrested Odilio Benique, 40, 90 Main St. Apt. 1, Fairhaven, Monday for two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, larceny over $250 and assault and battery.
Benique assaulted two men, ages 38 and 19, with a knife as they attempted to stop him from stealing tires and rims from t…
New Bedford Police Arrest 13 and Take Guns, Drugs Off Streets
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police narcotics and gang detectives made 13 arrests Thursday and took two guns, marijuana and crack cocaine off the street as part of a citywide sweep targeting narcotics use and other illegal activity.
As part of the sweep, police executed a search warrant at 15 Warr…
Mitchell Talks Feast Safety
The 103rd Feast of the Blessed Sacrament kicks off Thursday night in New Bedford, and one of the city's premiere events of the summer will see visitors from all over flock to one of the largest ethnic festivals in all of the United States...
New Bedford Bank Robbed
NEW BEDFORD — Police are searching for a woman who robbed the Santander Bank at 1238 Kempton Street in New Bedford at about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.
The suspect handed the teller a note demanding money and fled with an undetermined amount of money...
New Bedford Narcotics Sweep Yields 10 Arrests
New Bedford Police narcotics unit made 10 arrests Monday as part of a citywide sweep targeting narcotics use in the city.
As a result of the sweep, police made the following arrests from 1-4 p.m.
Two arrests were made as part of a sweep of the South End:
--Juan Carlos Ostorga, 42, of 27 Cleveland St...
New Bedford Man Attempts To Swim From Police
A North Front Street man wanted by police on outstanding warrants, took an unscheduled dip into the Acushnet River on Thursday morning.
Police say officers spotted 28 year old James Sylvia walking near the Coggeshall Street bridge on Thursday...

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