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New Bedford police recover defaced semi-automatic handgun

On Tuesday evening at approximately 8:30pm members of the OCIB unit executed a search warrant at 236 Hemlock St. apt. 3N. Once entrance was gained, a search was commenced. In the bedroom detectives located approximately 20 grams of marijuana, $667 in cash, and a .22 caliber semi-automatic Beretta handgun with …

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Man arrested for breaking into Shawmut Ave tractor trailer

On Sunday morning at approximately 10am Sgt. Joseph Escobar on routine patrol observed suspicious behavior in a tractor trailer parked in the 900 Block of Shawmut Ave. Upon investigation he found a male inside the trailer that was packed with Coca Cola products. He was taken into custody without incident. The …

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Three men break into Building 19, one arrested

On Monday morning (4/21/14) at approximately 12:30am north end officers were sent to an alarm/motion activation at the Building 19 located on Hathaway Rd. Once inside the building, Off. Ronald Guerin observed three males inside the warehouse area and they immediately fled on foot. With the assistance of other officers …

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Voc Tech students collect over $2,000 in supplies for homelesss

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School students from the SKILLS USA program held a diaper, sheets, and toiletries collection drive as part of the community service contest project designed to bring awareness to the growing number of homeless families in New Bedford. In total, they collected $2,000.00 worth of …

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Two men shot in New Bedford drive by shooting

On Monday afternoon at approximately 5pm officers were sent to the area of Cottage St. and Robeson St. regarding 2 males who were shot. Both males were sitting in a vehicle when a black SUV pulled alongside them and opened fire. The male in the driver’s seat, a 24 year …

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Fairhaven Police respond to man ordering young boy into truck

The Fairhaven Police Department responded to the Hamlet Street area just before 4pm Friday afternoon after receiving a report of a suspicious person. When police arrived, they were informed that a young boy was walking on Evergreen Street when an older male driving a grey pickup truck slowly approached him …

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Man Found Deceased in New Bedford Harbor

Joshua Greaves who was last seen leaving a downtown establishment on Thursday morning has been found deceased. On Friday evening at approximately 9pm the New Bedford Police Dive Team, headed by Sgt. Jason Gomes, made the recovery. Using a remote controlled underwater vehicle, Mr. Greaves was located in about 30 …

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Identity Confirmed of Deceased Male in New Bedford House Fire

The State Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the deceased male discovered in a house fire in New Bedford Tuesday morning. Through fingerprint identification, the deceased has been identified as Justin Downey, 29, of 55 Rounds Street. New Bedford Police received a 911 call Tuesday morning around 8:30 …

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