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Washington Square Package Store robbed by man with handgun

New Bedford Police are investigating a reported armed robbery Monday at about 4:12 p.m. at Washington Square Package Store, 281 County St. A witness told police that a male walked into the store, displayed what appeared to be a black handgun and demanded money from the register. The suspect took cash and a pack of cigarettes before fleeing. The suspect …

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Brockton State Representative Michelle DuBois tips off community to ICE raids

Immigration is the biggest topic in America at the moment. Donald Trump’s polices on immigration and Attorney General’s latest announcement to withhold federal funds from sanctuary city and states is all the buzz on social media. In a controversial move this morning, 10th Plymouth State Representative Michelle DuBois posted to Facebook tipping off anyone undocumented in America and living in Brockton …

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Woman assaulted during attempted robbery at the New Bedford Inn & Suites

New Bedford police officers responded to an armed robbery attempt at the New Bedford Inn & Suites 500 Hathaway Road around 4:30am on Sunday. A man armed with a gun and mask reportedly pistol whipped a woman and attempted to rob the hotel. The woman was transported to the hospital. New Bedford police are actively investigating. Video by Carlos Pimentel …

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Fall River woman being charged with OUI wrong way crash on Route 140

There was a two-vehicle accident around 2:30am on Route 140 near Kings Highway in New Bedford. Two people were injured and transported to Rhode Island Hospital. According to ABC6, a 34-year-old Fall River woman was the cause of a wrong way crash on Route 140 north early Sunday morning. The driver is receiving a summons of operating under the influence, …

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Man arrested with loaded .380 firearm, cocaine in Slainte Irish Pub

New Bedford police officers assigned to station 1 in downtown New Bedford were dispatched to the Slainte Irish Pub located at 34 Union Street in regards to a male in possession of a handgun. As result of their investigation, officers located a male with a loaded .380 firearm (Jimenez Arms). The male was arrested without incident. He was also found …

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Dorchester man arrested for trafficking 77 grams fentanyl on North Front Street

A Dorchester man was arrested and charged with trafficking Fentanyl on Saturday morning around 11:30 AM. Members of the New Bedford Police Department’s Narcotics Unit stopped the vehicle he was driving in the area of Tinkham Street and North Front Street as result of an investigation. Detectives located 77 grams of Fentanyl, 8.4 grams of cocaine, and $312.00 in cash …

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Driver killed after his vehicle goes airborne and strikes tunnel ceiling in Boston

UPDATE: The operator and victim in the fatal crash in Boston has been identified as Yao Cao, a 19-year-old (not 20 as originally reported) of Chestnut Hill, Mass. Based on preliminary investigation, excessive speed and impairment are believed to be causation factors in this crash. This morning at about 2:15 a.m., State Police from the Tunnels barracks responded to a …

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Seven men arrested in north end New Bedford drug sweep on Saturday

Members of the New Bedford Police Narcotics Unit targeted street level drug activity in the north end of the city Saturday afternoon. As result 7 males were arrested and charged as followed: Carlos Carreiro 33 1. Possession of class A heroin 2. Conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws Blain Arruda 32 1. Distribution of class A heroin 2. Distribution of …

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No matter what your language, JR computer is there to fix the problem!

By Jonathan Comey JR Oliveira has been fixing electronics for most of his adult life, but that doesn’t mean he’s done learning. He’s got a wall on the back of JR Computer in the business district on Acushnet Avenue covered with certification and course completion plaques, and the number is always growing. “You have to stay ahead of the game,” …

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MA State Police warn public of telephone hoax

Numerous members of the public have reported to State Police that they received hoax telephone calls this afternoon that showed the phone number of the calls’ origin to be the number of the State Police South Boston Barracks, 617-740-7710. When the call recipients answered, they were told to hold for an officer regarding a complaint or warrant that had been …

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