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45-year old Berkley man arrested for robbing gas station with hand saw

Yesterday, at about 12:19 a.m., Troopers Kyle Duarte and Paul Minahan responded to the Mobil Gas Station on Route 24 South for an armed robbery investigation. The store clerk said he was held up by a male subject wearing a green jacket and dark hoodie brandishing a small hand saw. He stole $82.00 from the register and eight packs of …

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Current State of Gambling in the Bay State

Massachusetts is one of the most popular states for Tourism in the US, with the vibrant city of Boston, the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard and historical sites like Plymouth Rock drawing millions of visitors from around the world each year. As tourism numbers continue to grow, state officials have spotted the potential and are looking to turn Massachusetts …

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Sturbridge Arrest Saves Roosters, Four Men Charged With Animal Cruelty

Yesterday (January 15) at 1:45 a.m., Massachusetts State Trooper Sergio Figueiredo stopped a gray 2003 Honda Accord on Route 84 in Sturbridge after it failed to move over for an ambulance with lights and sirens on. There were four men inside the Honda and Trooper Figueiredo witnessed them shoving something under the seats inside the vehicle. He also saw a …

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Are donation machines the key to ending panhandling in New Bedford?

Take a ride through New Bedford and chances are you’ll pass a few panhandlers with signs asking for money. They seem to be standing on every busy intersection in the city. The most lucrative spots even cause turf wars with panhandlers assaulting each other, sometimes with a weapon. The number of panhandlers in New Bedford have grown in number because …

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New Bedford man charged after more than a kilo of cocaine is found in mailed package

Members of the New Bedford Police Department narcotics unit arrested a 45-year-old New Bedford man with a long criminal history Saturday after more than a kilo of cocaine valued at $100,000 was found in a package he received in the mail. Ivan Fontanez, 45, of 242 Austin St., was charged with trafficking in cocaine over 1,000 grams, distribution of class …

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Governor Baker signs Montigny AED Bill into law

On Friday, Governor Charles D. Baker signed into law legislation filed by Senate Rules Committee Chairman and Assistant Majority Leader Mark C. Montigny (D-New Bedford) to ensure young lives are not tragically lost due a lack of proper equipment and staff at local schools. Every year, more than 300,000 Americans experience an out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest. Of those, approximately 90 …

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Quinn Sullivan Finds His Voice with Release of Midnight Highway

Quinn Sullivan showcasing his talent during New Bedford Guide live stream at The Nook in Fairhaven. Photo by Josh Souza. A young man who was once known for his appearances alongside Buddy Guy and Ellen DeGeneres, 17-year-old Quinn Sullivan is looking to showcase his own sound with the release of his newest album, Midnight Highway. The New Bedford High School …

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Cocaine worth more than $10,000 taken off the New Bedford Streets; Fall River Man Charged with Trafficking

New Bedford Police took 127 grams of cocaine off the city streets Friday with a street value of more than $10,000 and arrested Malcolm Perez, 24, of 27 Clement St., Fall River, for trafficking in cocaine (more than 100 grams.) The arrest was part of an investigation into narcotics deliveries in the city. The vehicle that Perez was driving was …

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Fall River man arrested for trafficking 127 grams of cocaine into New Bedford

New Bedford Police took 127 grams of cocaine off the city streets Friday at 5:11pm with a street value of more than $10,000 and arrested Malcolm Perez, 24, of 27 Clement St., Fall River, for trafficking in cocaine (more than 100 grams.) The arrest was part of an investigation into narcotics deliveries in the city. The vehicle that Perez was …

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Bridgewater man arrested after robbing Bank Five an fleeing into Gomes Elementary

A Bridgewater man was arrested Friday after robbing Bank Five at 160 County St. Stephen MacLean, 28, of 180 Main St., Bridgewater, was charged with armed robbery and several motor vehicle violations. He robbed the bank at about 11:01 a.m. He claimed to have a weapon although no weapon was shown. A substantial amount of money was taken during the …

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