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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Three Guns Seized, Three Arrested by New Bedford Police Detectives

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New Bedford, MA – Three firearms have been taken off the streets and three people are behind bars following several arrests early this week by New Bedford police detectives. On Monday, Det. Emily Pacheco concluded her investigation into a cocaine distribution service which resulted in the execution of a search warrant for 40 Roosevelt Street…

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Local Man Arrested with Cocaine and Firearm

New Bedford, MA — Narcotics detectives have placed a local man under arrest following an investigation into his narcotics activity. On April 24th, Detective Nathaniel Almeida concluded his investigation into a cocaine delivery service, which culminated in a search warrant execution at 341 North Street, Apt #1.  The target of the investigation was BRANDON DELGADO,…

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New Bedford Police Announce Historic Seizure of Cocaine

New Bedford, MA — On May 1st, Detective Jonathan Miranda concluded his investigation into a cocaine delivery service, which culminated in the execution of three search warrants. One for 385 Farm St., apartment #2, one for 189 Deane St., apartment #1, and one for a 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee connected to the target of the…

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Three Arrests and a Gun Seizure Following North-End Distrubance

New Bedford, MA — Patrol officers have taken an illegal firearm off the streets and placed three adults under arrest. On April 22nd, around 6:30 PM, north-end units responded to 189 Deane Street in response to a group disturbing in the rear yard.  Upon arrival, Ofc. George Coto observed the group, one of whom was wearing…

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Suspect Quickly Apprehended Following Shooting Incident

New Bedford, MA — A local man has been taken into custody following a shooting incident yesterday on Austin Street. On April 29th, at around 2:30 PM, officers responded to the area of Austin Street near County Street regarding an adult male gunshot victim.  The male was transported to the hospital for emergency treatment. While…

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Drunk Driving Arrest Leads to Firearm Seizure

    New Bedford, MA — Patrol officers have taken a Providence man into custody following a late-night traffic stop this past weekend. On April 14th, at around 3 AM, officers were investigating the erratic operation of a vehicle that had stopped on Norwell St. The suspect, Mr. ELIEZER MELERO, 27, of Sumster St. in…

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