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John George Pleads Not Guilty to Obstruction of Justice
BOSTON - Former State Representative and Dartmouth Select Board member John George, Jr. pleaded not guilty to charges of obstruction of justice Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Boston.
The 70-year-old is already serving a 70-month sentence for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Sou…
No Jail Time for Woman Who Struck Teen With Car
Jessica Skaggs, the 34-year-old New Bedford woman who struck 14-year-old Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech student Skyla Romano with her car back in January, will not be serving jail time.
Skaggs, who left the scene of the accident before later turning herself in and was unlicensed at the time of the acci…
John George, Jr., Indicted
BOSTON - A former state representative and Dartmouth Select Board member has been indicted on an obstruction of justice charge.
John George, Jr., was indicted in connection with concealing approximately $2.5 million in cash from the U...
Stolen Car, Drugs Recovered
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police recover a stolen Mercedes-Benz and drugs Wednesday night.
Members of the Gang Unit located the stolen 2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 at North Front and Tallman Streets at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, and arrested the occupants of the car...
Hodgson Denies Pressure Claim
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 throu…
Drugs And Guns
A New Bedford man is facing drug trafficking and gun charges. Thirty-one year old Ryan Cabral was arrested Tuesday after police carried out a search at his Rodney Street home and recovered 179 grams of heroin with a street value of about $18,000, along with a firearm, drug paraphenalia, and $25,000 …

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