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Bouncer Charged In New Bedford Strip Club Slashing

A Fairhaven man faces multiple charges after allegedly slashing a patron's throat at a local strip club.

According to New Bedford Police Detective Captain Steven Vicente, 35-year-old Steven Cavalcanti of Fairhaven was working as a bouncer at Temptation Gentlemen's Club on Popes Island, and was closing down just after 2am on August 16 when a patron made an off-handed remark toward him

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Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images
Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images

Survey Finds Many Americans Don’t Trust Police

A large percentage of Americans don't think police departments hold their officers accountable if they step over the line.

A new Pew Research poll shows 36-percent of Americans think police departments turn a blind eye towards misconduct

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Pedestrian Hit By Car In Dartmouth

A Fall River man is being treated for serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Dartmouth over the weekend.

According to Detective Kyle Costa, the accident took place just after 1AM Sunday morning outside of The King's Inn when a 62-year-old woman struck the pedestrian with her car

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Another Phone Scam Fooling Residents

New Bedford Police are warning residents of yet another apparent phone scam.

The latest scheme seems to target elderly women, telling them over the phone they owe large sums of money to the federal government

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Police Investigate South End Stabbing

A New Bedford man was treated for multiple stab wounds after he says he was stalked and held up in the South End early Friday morning.

According to the Standard Times, the 25-year-old man told police he was walking near the Alfred J

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Shooter Drill At Dartmouth Middle School

 

Dartmouth Middle School will be hosting an active shooter drill Thursday morning.
The drill will take place from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. and will simulate an armed intruder on school property.

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Sailors Valentines/Westport Police

Reward Offered For Capture And Conviction Of Westport Art Thief

Westport Police are investigating an apparent art theft that occurred in the town last week.

The theft was reported at Marguerite's Restaurant on Main Road Friday morning, after the staff there noticed eleven "Sailors Valentines" that were on display had disappeared

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Discovery Of Body At Weld Square Ruled A Homicide

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has ruled the discovery of a body in New Bedford as a homicide.

The man, identified as 32-year-old Edson A. Ramos of New Bedford, was found early Sunday morning near Weld Square

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Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media

Dartmouth Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers

Dartmouth Police will be joining nearly 150 other law enforcement agencies across the state in an intensive crackdown on drunk drivers. The national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign is made possible through a federal grant, and provides extra funding to police departments that choose to take part, making it possible for extra patrols to be on the lookout for impaired drivers

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Gun, Drugs Found After Police Execute Search Warrants

A New Bedford man is arraigned after police execute two search warrants.

According to Det. Cap. Steven Vicente, New Bedford Police officers were able to obtain search warrants at two New Bedford addresses at Hathaway Blvd

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