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New Bedford Police seize firearms, magazines, and Fentanyl


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 St.

As a result of an investigation, Tyrone Barros, 47, of 79 Robeson St., was charged with multiple firearms-related offences 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.

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

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