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New Bedford Police arrest convicted drug dealer on gun and drug charges


On Oct. 28, New Bedford police narcotics detectives seized three firearms (one loaded), six magazines (three high capacity), and a total of 62 rounds of ammunition and fentanyl after executing a search warrant at 79 Robeson Street in New Bedford.

79 Robeson Street, New Bedford.

As a result of an investigation, 47-year old Tyrone Barros of 79 Robeson St., was charged with multiple firearms-related offenses and drug possession.

Barros was previously convicted of firearms possession in 1999, drug distribution in 2018, and has several other convictions for violent crimes including assault and battery on a police officer and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Detective Kevin Barbosa, who is assigned to the department’s “Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau,” investigated the case.

If you have any information on criminal activity in your community, 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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