City Councilor Brian Gomes

Going After The Drug Dealers
New Bedford City Councilor Brian Gomes appeared on the Phil Paleologos Morning Show Wednesday promising to file a motion for the City Council to support Governor Baker's proposing to make drug dealers whose distribution leads to the death of a customer, subject to prosecution for "manslaughter,…
Harbor Too Shallow
City Council will request Governor Charlie Baker and Congressman William Keating to appropriate $35-million dollars in funding to increase the depth of New Bedford Harbor.
Safety Summit Approved
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council voted to approve a written motion to hold a Public Safety Summit that will include all politicians, public officers, and law enforcement involved in the fight against crime in the city. The motion to form the Summit was passed unanimously by City…
Stop and Search
Perception or reality, crime is definitely up in one whaling city. New Bedford City Council Brian Gomes is proposing a Public Safety Summit to curb the onslaught of shootings and vandalism in the city. Seems to me, representatives from the city council, the Mayor, law enforcement and the general pub…
Council Seeks Police Patrols
The City Council is asking for increased police patrols in areas of the North End where reports of assults and robberies are on the rise.
The Council approved the request during Thursday night's meeting and it will be sent to the Mayor and Police Chief for review.
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