Wanted Brockton Man Arrested on New Drug and Firearm Charges

New Bedford, MA — Narcotics detectives have taken a wanted male into custody and seized an illegal firearm and narcotics in the process. On the evening of July 17th, narcotics detectives who were monitoring suspected drug activity conducted a traffic stop near the County Street/Cedar Grove intersection. The vehicle’s driver was identified as ERMIRIO ROSA,…

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Arrest Made Following Series of B&E’s Into Commercial Trucks

New Bedford, MA — Major Crime Detectives have concluded an investigation into repeated thefts from commercial trucks here in the City. DANIEL PEDRO, 47, of 1669 Acushnet Avenue, has been arrested concerning a series of vehicle breaks during which tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of tools and air compressors were stolen. All of these…

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Man Arrested with Gun; Charged with South-End Shooting

New Bedford, MA — After arresting a man with an illegal firearm, detectives now have enough to charge him with this month’s Roosevelt Street shooting. On July 10th, narcotics detectives were conducting surveillance in the area of Nye Street and Acushnet Avenue when they observed a group of males congregating and drinking alcohol in public.   When detectives…

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21 Dogs and Narcotics Seized During Animal Cruelty Investigation

New Bedford, MA — NBPD Animal Control Officers rescued 12 Cane Corsos and 9 French Bulldogs from a residence earlier this week while investigating animal cruelty. On Monday, July 8th, Animal Control, Patrol Officers, and detectives initiated an investigation that resulted in numerous animal cruelty and drug charges. At 184 Myrtle St., investigators were struck…

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Police Investigating Shots Fired Last Night, One Male Wanted

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New Bedford, MA – Police responded to two separate incidents of shots fired last night and are so far seeking to place one male into custody. Last night at around 1 AM, police responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of the Summer Street/Weld Street intersection. Upon arrival, they discovered damage to the window…

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Three Arrested Following North-End Drug Deal

New Bedford, MA – Narcotics detectives have taken three people into custody following a street-level narcotics investigation. On the evening of June 3rd, detectives assigned to the Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau were conducting surveillance in the north-end sector of the City.  At around 5:30 p.m., Sgt. Jonathan Lagoa observed a drug transaction taking place in…

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Local Man Arrested with a Pistol and Rifles after Late-Night Pursuit

New Bedford, MA – An intoxicated bar patron has been arrested for possession of numerous weapons after leading police on a car chase. During the early morning hours this past Saturday, patrol units were called to 1621 Acushnet Ave. (“The Morna Lounge”) in response to a male who had threatened security staff with a firearm. …

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Fourteen Arrests Made in the Downtown Area Since the Beginning of May

New Bedford, MA — Police officers have focused their efforts on addressing quality-of-life issues and groups congregating in the downtown area. Since May 1st, 14 arrests have been made around the SRTA Bus Terminal, Mechanics Lane, and Main Library in response to growing complaints.  These arrests were made for a variety of offenses, including unarmed…

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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Seizure and Arrest

New Bedford, MA — Patrol officers have arrested a Brockton man following a traffic stop in the south end. On May 4th, during the early evening hours, Ofc. Alan Kubik was on patrol in the area of the Blue Meadows housing development when he observed a vehicle with heavily tinted windows. Ofc. Kubik followed the…

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