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Trooper frisks New Bedford man, treated for possible exposure to fentanyl
State police said the trooper, whose name was not released, observed a powdery substance on himself and experienced light-headedness after he conducted a pat frisk of Arthur Ashley who was a passenger in the car.
Mass. AG calls for investigation of Bristol County jail
The attorney general of Massachusetts is calling for an investigation of the Bristol County House of Correction.South Coast Today reportedthat Maura Healey cited allegations of inmates with mental illnesses being regularly segregated for extended periods of time and a high rate of inmate suicides at
Fall river man caught with bags of cocaine and crack cocaine: Police
Members of the State Police Gang Unit and the Fall River Police Department stopped Wilson F. Colon Jr, 26, on Charles streets and South Main Tuesday night over traffic violations.
Police: Driver arrested for DUI in Dartmouth admits to eating pot brownie
DARTMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - A man arrested on a drugged driving charge in Dartmouth Wednesday told officers he had eaten a marijuana brownie earlier in the day, police said.
Southcoast Health fires two St. Luke's anesthesia techs after sexual harassment complaint - Providence Business News
SOUTHCOAST HEALTH SYSTEM PRESIDENT Keith A. Hovan said that the company is planning a new training program for all 7,500 Southcoast employees following allegations of sexual misconduct at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and an internal review that led to the firing of two technicians at the hospi
Fall River boy lives out dream of becoming a police officer
Sporting his own uniform, badge and radio, the 8-year-old was sworn in Thursday morning as an honorary member of the Fall River Police Department.
Police: Dog leaps from car window, bites woman
“The driver, after interacting briefly with the injured woman, took the dog back in the car and drove away,” police said.
Police: Drugged driving suspect tells cops he ate pot brownie
A Dartmouth man has been charged with drugged driving after telling police who pulled him over for speeding and weaving all over the road that he had eaten a marijuana brownie."Though marijuana has been legalized, this is yet another perfect example that people need to act responsibly if they decide
Man held without bail after fatal Providence shooting
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Taunton woman, 29, killed in crash identified
The driver of the Nissan, a 20-year-old Brockton woman, was transported to Boston Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. Her condition wasn’t immediately known.
1 man killed after rollover crash, ejection on I-495 in Bridgewater
Police say a 66-year-old man from Clearwater, Florida was driving a Toyota Tundra near exit 7 when he lost control and swerved, causing the truck to roll over. The man was ejected from the car then taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Three arrested on outstanding warrants in Wareham
Lashii Ortiz, Casey Harris, David FentonWAREHAM– On Monday and Tuesday, Wareham Police arrested three people on warrants.Lashii Ortiz, 23, of Onset was taken into custody on two warrants, and Wareham detectives were assisted by members of the Mass State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section w
Tiverton Casino Hotel Advertises High-Paying Jobs
The new casino, which is supposed to open Sept. 1, is advertising $85,000 a year jobs for shift managers, according to a post.
Weekly police department arrests/reports 6/19/18
TRURO– Truro Police report the following arrest for the past week:On June 14th at 4:31 p.m. Ofc, James Bragdon arrestedJeffrey B. Anderson, 63, of Falmouth who was charged with
Bristol County Sheriff Accused In Lawsuit Of Illegally Imprisoning Immigrant
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice and Latham and Watkins LLP filed the suit on behalf of 38-year-old Moises Rivas, who is originally from El Salvador but who, according to his attorneys, has been living in New Bedford for many years.
Wareham Police arrest 3 with active warrants - Wareham
Lashii Ortiz, 23, of Onset was arrested for two warrants on June 18. Wareham Police detectives were assisted by members of the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section with his arrest.
Three accused of shoplifting from Walmart, leading Wareham Police on chase
WAREHAM– On Friday, June 15, at about 1025 AM, Wareham Police received a call reporting two males in the parking lot of Aldi’s removing televisions from boxes that had just been stolen from Walmart. Within seconds of the dispatch, Lt. John Gerard arrived and observed the males standing next to a bro
Video Shows Man Trying To Kidnap Jogger In Bridgewater, Police Say
Gordon J. Lyons, 57, of Bridgewater, is charged with kidnapping, indecent assault and battery and assault and battery. He is set to be arraigned in court on Tuesday.
Video: A woman jogging in Bridgewater fought off a man attempting to assault and kidnap her
Bridgewater police said Gordon Lyons, 57, was arrested a short time after the alleged incident using a photo the victim took as he drove away to identify his car. He has been charged with kidnapping, indecent assault and battery on a person age 14 or older, and assault and battery.
Mashpee Man, Falmouth Woman Arrested For Drug Distribution
A Mashpee man and Falmouth woman were arrested in Falmouth on drug possession and distribution charges on Tuesday, June 12.Police arrested Vincent L. Purdie Jr., 30, of Mashpee at 7:46 PM. He was arraigned in Falmouth District Court on Wednesday on charges of conspiracy to violate the drug law, dist