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St. Luke’s Carjacking Suspect Arrested

A 26-year-old New Bedford man has been arrested in connection with a carjacking near St. Luke's Hospital earlier this week.

Police say 26-year-old Juan Joel Rivera of Phillips Avenue was spotted Friday afternoon getting into the stolen Chevrolet Suburban in the area of Chancery and Elm Streets

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Wareham Police
Wareham Police

Wareham Man Hijacks 2 Vehicles

Wareham Police have arrested a man who they say carjacked two vehicles with the occupants still in them. Matthew Mullen reportedly walked up to a 75-year-old woman in a Stop and Shop parking lot.

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Lawmaker Wants Potty-Mouth Officers Fired

A Massachusetts legislator has proposed a bill that would punish police officers for swearing or using racial slurs while dealing with the public.

Officers could even lose their jobs under the bill proposed by Springfield Democrat Benjamin Swan, which is scheduled to be discussed in committee today

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Selling Stolen Tools Caught by Owner

A New Bedford man is under arrest after stealing power tools, and then trying to unload them on their rightful owner.

According to the Standard Times, 49-year-old David Andino of Vine Street was in a South End bar Monday morning, trying to sell power tools when he caught the attention of another man at the bar

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LeonShotMe, Flickr

Man Jumped at Fairhaven Wal-Mart

Fairahven Police are looking for three men who allegedly jumped and robbed a 55-year-old man in the Wal-Mart plaza.

The victim says money orders and cash were taken in the attack.

Sgt. Kevin Kobza tells WBSM News, the robbery took place around 8:30pm Tuesday night in the alleyway between Wal-Mart and AAA Travel Agency

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TSM
TSM

Police Still Searching For SUV in New Bedford Car-Jacking

New Bedford Police are continuing to search for a suspect, who brandished a knife and stole a Dartmouth woman's SUV on Page Street near St. Luke's hospital Monday afternoon.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Nab Bank Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police arrested a man they say robbed a bank last week in the North End.

34-year-old David Frates has been charged with masked armed robbery and putting a person in fear for the purpose of stealing, after police say he held up the St. Anne's Credit Union on Acushnet Avenue last Tuesday at gunpoint.

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Woman Car-Jacked at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford

A man brandished a knife and stole a Dartmouth woman's SUV Monday on Page Street near St. Luke's Hospital, then made her drive a few blocks before letting her off a short distance away.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Arrest Burglary Suspect

New Bedford Police arrest a city man following his attempted robbery early Thursday morning at a Shawmut Avenue Home.

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TSM
TSM

Local Police Push For New Law

Local police in Massachusetts want the right to cross town lines in pursuit of motor vehicle offenders. Dozens of chiefs showed up at the State House yesterday to testify before the Joint Judiciary Committee.

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