New Bedford Police News

Four Firearms Seized

September 27, 2011

On 9/26 at approximately 10:00pm Officers Andrew Ryder and George Lozado were dispatched to the area of 320 Coffin Avenue, which is an abandoned house,…

Another Firearm Arrest

August 31, 2011

On August 22, 2011, at approximately 6:00pm, members of the New Bedford Police Department Gang Unit were checking the area of Brickenwood Housing for a…

Firearm Arrests

August 16, 2011

On Monday August 15th 2011, the New Bedford Police Gang Unit attempted to stop a motor vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. The vehicle failed…

Attempted Murder Arrest

July 25, 2011

On 07/22/11 at approximately 7:50pm Headquarters and South End officers responded to a shooting at 153 Acushnet Avenue. A victim, along with a firearm were…

3 Males Arrested for Break into Local Business

July 20, 2011

On Tuesday, 7/19/11 at approximately 0112 hours New Bedford Police received a report of a break in progress at J.R. Weigel & Son located at…

Going Above and Beyond – New Bedford Police Officer Willie Coates Serving His Country

June 4, 2011

New Bedford Police Officer Willie Coates is once again serving his country overseas in a combat zone. Officer Coates who is a Captain in the…

Kerry M. Castello Arrested

May 24, 2011

On June 13, 2010, officers from the New Bedford Police Department were dispatched to an armed robbery. The assailant robbed a convenience store while holding…

New Chief and Deputy Chief Sworn in

May 5, 2011

A new Police Chief and Deputy Chief were sworn in Friday, April 29, 2011 at City Hall. Chief David Provencher was sworn in as the…