“On January 23, at approximately 12:30 am, west-end police units were investigating an accident involving a motor vehicle versus a building on Bedford St.
The suspect was located attempting to hide in a residential garage on Allen St. He was identified as ALEXANDER FORTES, 23, of 1213 Purchase St., #306.
FORTES was uncooperative with police on scene and began creating a disturbance. At one point he shoved an officer and also pushed a responding paramedic who had arrived to assist him. FORTES was also found to have been operating unlicensed.
Fortes has been charged with Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Assault and Battery on a public employee, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and Burglary/Breaking and Entering a Building at Nightime for Felony.” -New Bedford Police Department.