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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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Suspect Charged With Attempted Armed Robbery

Police make a quick arrest following an attempted robbery at a New Bedford variety store. 

Det. Capt. Steve Vicente says a man entered Penny's Variety on Arnold Street Wednesday night, wearing a hoodie and mask and demanding the clerk open the register

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New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Arrest Suspect In Attempted Store Robbery

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

Det. Capt. Steve Vicente tells WBSM  News, a man entered the Quick Pic Variety Store at 452 Cottage Street Friday morning, grabbed the clerk and demanded money

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Police Hunt For Break-In Suspect

New Bedford Police are looking for a burglary suspect. 

According to Capt. Steve Vicente, two  new laptop computers were taken from a home Saturday night in the 200 block of Pope Street.  The occupant was not at home at the time of the break-in

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Four Now Charged In West End Shootings

Four people have now been charged in connection with a pair of shootings Monday afternoon in New Bedford's West End. 

Police arrested 19 year old Melanie Ribeiro and two male juveniles Monday afternoon, after stopping a car a short distance away from where the shootings took place

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TSM - Carney students led from the school to waiting parents after lockdown was lifted.

Update: Three Arrested Following West End Shootings

New Bedford Police have arrested two male juveniles and an adult female in connection with a shooting incident Monday afternoon in the city's West End. 

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New Bedford Police Hunt For Armed Robber

A man armed with a kitchen knife held up the J-&-L Market on Maxfield Street. 

According to police, the man walked into the store Tuesday morning with a tee shirt over his head, with holes cut out for his eyes. 

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Cab Driver Robbed In North End

New Bedford Police are investigating the robbery of a cab driver early Monday.  

Lt. John  Chaves tells WBSM News, a Blue Bird Taxi picked up two men outside the 7-11 store at 14-99 Acushnet Avenue around 2:30am

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D-A’s Office Identifies Homocide Victim

The District Attorney's office says local and state police are now involved in a homocide investigation. 

D-A spokesman Greg Miliote says New Bedford Police received a 9-11 call shortly ater 3am, saying a man had been shot inside a home at 25 Austin Street

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City Man Charged In Break-In

New Bedford Police arrest a city man, following a break into a West End apartment. 

Police responded to Pleasant and Sycamore streets around 7 Thursday morning, and talked to a neighbor who said she saw a man climb a fire escape and force his way into a second floor apartment

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