Homicide Investigation Ongoing in New Bedford

May 31, 2014 New Bedford Police, Homicide Unit prosecutors and state police detectives assigned to this office are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in the City of New Bedford last night. Police responded to shots fired in the area of 125 Collette Street last night around 9:20 p.m.  Upon arrival, first responders found two…


Taunton Man Convicted of First Degree Murder for 2009 Route 24 Slaying

May 30, 2014 District Attorney Sam Sutter announced today that Thomas Jeffreys has been convicted of multiple felonies, including first degree murder, in connection to the 2009 drive-by shooting murder of 29-year-old Troy Pina on Route 24 in Freetown. After deliberating for about 12 hours over the course of three days, a Superior Court jury…


Aaron Hernandez Indicted in Connection to Jailhouse Incidents

May 1, 2014 A Bristol County Grand Jury this afternoon indicted Aaron Hernandez on charges stemming from an alleged assault, which occurred inside the Bristol County House of Corrections in Dartmouth on February 25, 2014, and an alleged threat made inside the same facility on November 1, 2013. The grand jury today indicted Mr. Hernandez…