It’s been an interesting year in New Bedford. We had municipal elections and a spike of homicides year-over-year to include a double-murder and a 16-year old murder suspect.
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In March, 16-year-old David Lima was arrested and charged with the morning New Bedford homicide of Jonas Trinidad Jr.
19-year old Larry Ruiz-Barreto was driving away from a gathering when a police officer shot into the vehicle. Ruiz-Barreto, 19 was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
In late October, a 25-year-old Acushnet man was involved in a single-vehicle roll over crash on Route 140 near Exit 4 in New Bedford which resulted in his death.
Ever had a confrontation with a future murder suspect and her male victim? I did and told my story.
Four adults and one juvenile were arrested with three firearms in their vehicle after a disturbance at Thai Taste II in Dartmouth.