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Man Charged In Connection With Fatal Pedestrian Accident

New Bedford Police are expected to file additional charges against a city man who was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident this weekend.

A witness told police, he saw a car strike a pedestrian on Herman Mellville Boulevard around 9pm Saturday

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Second Man Charged In Patrick Alves Murder

A second man has been charged in connection with the January 16th murder of Patrick Alves in New Bedford.

Nineteen year old Gerron Harper of Brockton was charged with being an accessory after the fact

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Thomas Scott

Update: Mayor says Wounded Officer Okay, Two Suspects Charged

Update:  Mayor Jon Mitchell told WBSM News,  the narcotics detective wounded in a Friday night drug raid should be released from Rhode Island Hospital later Saturday.  Mitchell said Det. Jonathan Lagoa

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Photo from New Bedford Police Dept.

New Bedford Woman Charged With Thefts From Elderly Residents

 

A New Bedford woman appeared to be targeting elderly residents this past week, taking jewlery and cash once inside their homes.

Police say 29-year-old Tffany Silva was able to rob two women in their 80's on separate occassions, by knocking on their doors and asking for a glass of water.

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New Bedford City Hall
New Bedford City Hall

City Council Takes Steps To Open Dialogue With Mayans

 

The New Bedford City Council wants to send a clear message to the city's Mayan community that they are welcomed here, and the city will not tolerate any type of discrimination against anyone. 

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Walgreens On Kempton Street Victimized by Scammer

 

 

The Walgreen's Pharmacy on Kempton Street is the victim of a scam. 

A man called the store Tuesday morning claiming to be a manager, and stating that customers were being overtaxed on prepaid cash cards. 

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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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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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Photo from New Bedford Police Dept

Police Release Photo Of Bank Robbery Suspect

 

New Bedford Police are investigating a late afternoon bank robbery at Rockdale Avenue and Allen Street on Thursday. 

Police say a man wearing a mask and brandishing what appeared to be a weapon, entered the Santandar bank branch around 5:30pm and demanded cash from a female teller.  A

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