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Police: Man Stole And Sold Neighbors’ Vehicles For Scrap

Westport Police say a Crane Avenue resident stole his neighbors' cars and then sold them for scrap.

According to the Standard Times, 28-year-old Nathan Moniz was arrested Monday after police were able to track down two of the three stolen vehicles at a Tiverton auto parts yard

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Frank Hobbs and Melissa Tavares/Westport Police
Frank Hobbs and Melissa Tavares/Westport Police

Westport Police Arrest Four on Drug Charges

Four people are arrested after a drug bust in Westport.

On Friday, Westport Police executed a search warrant at a Senechal Street home, turning up Oxycodone, Clonazepam, $1,000 in cash, a digital scale, and cell phones

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Steve Lopes/Facebook
Steve Lopes/Facebook

Westport Firefighter, Local Comedian Remains Hospitalized

A Westport firefighter remains hospitalized after tumbling 30 feet off a roof Thursday night.

According to EastBayRI.com, volunteer firefighter Steven Lopes has been upgraded to serious condition from critical, after falling f

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Weed Operation Busted In Westport

A six-week investigation in Westport leads to the bust of a weed operation.

Westport Police say they were conducting surveillance when they witnessed 47-year-old James Robert Jacobs of Davis Road in Westport distribute a large amount of marijuana to a female, who then drove off

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Photo:  Fall River Police
Photo: Fall River Police

Fall River Man Declared “Dangerous” After Arrest On Weapons Charges

 

A Fall River man has been declared "dangerous" and will be held for without bail for the next three months.  

Roberto Rodriquez, 29, was arrested this month after police found a cache of weapons and ammunition in a Westport storage facility that had caught fire

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Westport Sex Offender Arrested on New Charge in Seekonk

A registered Level Three sex offender from Westport is under arrest.

Police say 37-year-old Robert Assad of Borden Street was being sought after in an ongoing investigation by Westport Police. When officers arrived at his home to question him Wednesday morning, Assad was nowhere to be found

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COAST GUARD RESCUE

Surviving Hunter’s Wife: ‘Greatest Guys’ Are Gone

The wife of the hunter who survived falling into the frigid Westport River, an accident that claimed the lives of his two friends, says the men were experienced outdoorsmen who'd hunted in similar conditions before

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COAST GUARD RESCUE

[VIDEO] One Saved, Two Dead After Boat Capsized in Westport

Authorities have identified two duck hunters who died and a third who was hospitalized after they fell into the frigid waters of the Westport River when their boat capsized.

The office of Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter said 53-year-old Steven James of Marshfield and 55-year-old Robert Becher of Cromwell, Conn

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lusobrandane, Flickr
lusobrandane, Flickr

Two Duck Hunters Dead After Boat Capsizes in Westport

A boat carrying three duck hunters apparently capsized this morning on the Westport River near River Road section of Westport. As of this hour, all three men believed to be in the boat have been located

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William Lewis of Westport.  Photo from Fairhaven Police
William Lewis of Westport. Photo from Fairhaven Police

Break-in Suspect Arrested In Fairhaven

 

An eagle-eyed Fairhaven Police officer helped bring about the arrest of a Westport man who was charged with stealing copper piping from a Fairhaven home. 

Officer Marc Darmafol was driving his cruiser on Sconticut Neck Road on Wednesday, when he noticed a man walking on the side of the road, carrying a backpack and a duffel bag.  D

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