Dartmouth Police Department arrests New Bedford man for car break-in

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at approximately 12:20 a.m., Dartmouth Police responded to a residence on Walsh Street regarding an active car break.

While checking the area, Officers Colby CUSSON and Jorge SILVA located a male matching the description of the suspect, walking near the New Bedford line.

After confirming that this male was indeed the individual responsible for the car break, police arrested Joaquim FORTES, 51, of Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, and charged him with felony breaking and entering into a vehicle during the nighttime, and larceny of property valued under $1,200.

Dartmouth Police Department photo.