Alleged Prison Escapee Charged with Bank Robbery Attempts
BOSTON (AP) _ The former Army reservist charged with escaping from a Rhode Island prison and spending five days on the lam before he was caught in Massachusetts is in more legal trouble.
Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old James Morales now faces two charges of attempted bank robbery...
Former Dartmouth Man Sentenced for New Bedford Robberies
The former Dartmouth man who committed five armed robberies across New Bedford last May has been sentenced to serve four-to-10 years in state prison, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
Thirty-three-year-old Rashaun Burgess pleaded guilty last Friday to three counts…
Another Convenience Store Robbed in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - Police are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday night at JC's Corner Variety Store, located at 377 Cedar Street in New Bedford.
Police were called to the store at 7:48 p.m. when a clerk reported that two men entered the store armed with a suspected firearm...
Three New Bedford Robberies Believed to Be Related
NEW BEDFORD - Police are stepping up patrols after three armed robberies, believed to be related, at local convenience stores.
Two of the robberies happened on back-to-back days at the same location.
At 7:24 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, police received a report of armed robbery at the XtraMart at 117 Durfe…
New Bedford Police Seeking Armed Robbery Suspect
New Bedford Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery of the Bizarro Food Mart at 556 Kempton Street Monday night.
Scanner reports indicate the suspect is believed to have walked into store around 7 p.m. and displayed a small handgun, robbing the store of cash...
Palace Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police say a delivery driver for Palace Pizza was robbed Sunday night.
The 43-year-old male driver told police he was met at 242 Purchase Street Sunday evening by a man with a gun. The suspect demanded cash, and then fled on foot after taking the driver's money...
New Bedford Market Robbed at Gunpoint
NEW BEDFORD - The Brock Avenue Market in the south end of New Bedford was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night.
The clerk told police a man came into the store after 7 P.M. last night and threatened the clerk with what appeared to be a black gun...

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