NEW BEDFORD - Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says it's "upsetting" that one of his deputies is facing federal charges in connection to the Carlos Rafael case.
Deputy Sheriff Antonio Freitas is accused of helping the New Bedford fishing mogul smuggle large sums of cash through Logan International Airport so Rafael could deposit the money in an account in Portugal...
One of the biggest questions on the public's mind after Tuesday night's fatal stabbing spree: why? Investigators are working to determine exactly what caused 28-year-old Arthur DaRosa to stab four people, killing two, and assaulting three others in two locations in Taunton Tuesday night...
Plymouth County Sheriff Joseph McDonald has released a statement concerning the actions of Deputy Sheriff James Creed.
Creed, off-duty Tuesday night, was having dinner with his wife at Bertucci's Italian Restaurant in the Silver City Galleria Mall when 28-year-old Arthur DaRosa entered the restaurant and began stabbing a waitress and several customers...
Federal prosecutors have indicted New Bedford fishing magnate Carlos Rafael and a Bristol County Sheriff's Office Deputy.
Rafael was indicted on 27 counts, for charges including conspiracy, false entries, and bulk cash smuggling. Rafael, owner of Carlos Seafood in New Bedford, is accused of submitting falsified reports of fish species his boats had caught, and selling excess fish to out of state b
The Department of Defense is investigating a swearing-in ceremony conducted by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson.
Hodgson swore-in 13 military recruiters as auxiliary deputy sheriffs in August.
A Navy petty officer for the Secretary of Defense's Office questioned Hodgson recently about two Navy recruiters who were sworn-in, and whether the auxiliary roles allowed the recruiters to be armed and