New Bedford Police Department makes arrest in bus terminal stabbing


On Tuesday, September 7th at approximately 7:30pm, patrol units responded to a call for a man who had sustained a stab wound on the corner of Elm St./Pleasant St. Upon further investigation, it was learned that the victim had been involved in a fight with the suspect.

During the struggle, a knife was produced, and the victim was stabbed. The victim was transported to the hospital and has since been stabilized.

The suspect was later identified by detectives as a Mr. CHARLES PULLIAM, 47 with a last known address of 1272 Pleasant St. PULLIAM has been charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and mayhem. He has a lengthy criminal record with numerous prior convictions for violent crimes such as assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, robbery and resisting arrest.

The investigating officer is Det. Roberto Dacunha.

If you have any information regarding this incident or any criminal activity in your neighborhood, the New Bedford Police Dept. wants to hear from you. You can leave an anonymous tip on our voicemail at (508) 991-6300 Ext. 1.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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