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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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Abreu Asks Police to Probe “Rest In Peace” Signs

 

No one ever said politics was an easy game, but what happened Thursday to defeated City Council candidate Ian Abreu appeared to go too far.

When Abreu and his family woke up on Thursday, they were told about signs posted all over the city reading "R-I-P, Ian Abreu."

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NBPD - Alvarez

Two City Men Charged In A-T-M Robberies

 

 

Two New Bedford men have been charged with committing two armed robberies at an A-T-M machine off Cove Road. 

Police say the robberies took place last Thursday, and Sunday night.  In eac

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Photo: New Bedford Police Dept.

New Bedford Man Caught Trying To Swallow 20 Baggies Of Heroin

 

A New Bedford man is facing drug charges in District Court, after police say he was caught trying to swallow 20 bags of heroin.

Narcotic detectives went to Curtis Smith's State Street home on Monday night, but he was not there.  P

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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.

Swansea Man Charged In New Bedford Stabbing

 

A Swansea man is in custody following a stabbing early Friday in New Bedford's South End. 

Police have charged 23 year old Michael Fabiano with stabbing another man during a fight in a second floor apartment at 151 Grinnell Street. 

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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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