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Twenty Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed In Fall River

State and local police have arrested 20 suspected drug dealers in Fall River.

According to State Police, an additional 18 suspects have been identified and are now being searched for.

The arrests are the result of a long investigation by the State Police Gang Unit, the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, and Fall River Police, looking to crack down on suspects dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana within the Spindle City

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Dartmouth Residents Warned Of Phone Scam

Yet another apparent scam is working its way through another Southcoast community.

Dartmouth Police say they've fielded numerous complaints regarding phone scams where the caller poses as an Internal Revenue Service representative

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Fairhaven Police
Fairhaven Police

Police: New Bedford Man Sets Fire To Porta-Potty, Other Items

A New Bedford man is under arrest after taking the phrase "light a match" to the next level.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says on the night of July 21, Police and Fire Departments responded to four different fires, including one at a portable outhouse behing the Hastings Middle School

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Investigate Two Separate Robberies Within 24 Hours

New Bedford Police are investigating two separate armed robberies.

The first took place early Wednesday afternoon at the Quichelenses Market on North Front Street when a black male wearing a hat to cover his face entered the store and demanded all the money from the cashier

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New Bedford Police Arrest Two After South End Drug Deal

New Bedford Police have arrested two suspects after they were involved in a drug deal in the South End Tuesday night.

According to the Standard Times, 23-year-old Nicholas Correia and 22-year-old Christian Gomes, both of New Bedford were arrested after a narcotics officer witnessed Correia pacing Cove Road before being picked up in a car by Gomes

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Possible Robbery Leads To Drug Arrests In New Bedford

Two New Bedford men have been arrested on drug charges.

According to the Standard Times, 32-year-old Travis Mendes of Summit Street and 24-year-old Ryan Blithe of Brook Street were taken into custody just after 2am Wednesday morning after police noticed a group of men including Blithe and Mendes outside the Cumberland Farms at Rockdale Avenue and Kempton Street

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Jaime Rebhan/WarehamVillageSoup.com

Woman Dies After Drowning At Swifts Beach [UPDATE]

UPDATE (8pm) - The woman who was hospitalized after a drowning incident at Swifts Beach in Wareham has passed away.

Wareham Police Chief Kevin Walsh says the woman, identified as 64-year-old Carol Whitney of Templeton, Massachusetts, died at the hospital despite life saving efforts.

Fellow beach

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arrested After Club Drug Found

A 24-year-old North End man was arraigned Tuesday on a charge that he intended to distribute the designer club drug "Molly".

Police say their Organized Crime & Intellegence Bureau executed a search warrant Monday evening around 6:30pm which resulted in approximately eight grams of Molly being seized from Nathan Dias's residence at 34 Milford Street.

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Photo from Fairhaven Police Dept.
Photo from Fairhaven Police Dept.

Possible Scam Sweeping Through Fairhaven

Fairhaven Police are warning of a potential scam that seems to be targeting businesses in the town.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says several businesses have reported receiving a phone call from a man who claims their electricity will be shut off within an hour due to unpaid bills with NStar Electric

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Freetown Police
Freetown Police

Freetown Police Identify, Seek Bank Robbery Suspect

An Assonet man is wanted by police in connection with a bank robbery in Freetown.

Freetown Police say they've identified the suspect in Friday's robbery as 24-year-old Michael McLane of Richmond Road in Assonet

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