202008.28
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Violent Domestic Assault Defendant Sentenced to State Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 28, 2020​​​​​​​​​​​       A 57-year-old Taunton man who broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, set her personal property on fire and violently assaulted her, was sentenced Tuesday in Fall River Superior Court to serve up to five years in state…

202008.26
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Fairhaven Pedestrian Crash Investigation

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 26, 2020​​​​​​​​​​     Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating a  motor vehicle vs. pedestrian crash involving a Fairhaven Police cruiser, which occurred late last night.   At around 11 p.m. Tuesday, a Fairhaven Police cruiser was being driven westbound on…

202008.19
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Convicted Child Rapist Sentenced to Decades in Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 19, 2020​​​​​​​​​​ A 43-year-old Fall River man convicted at trial last year for raping his pre-teen relative on numerous occasions was sentenced to serve 20-30 years in state prison yesterday, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Paul Fagundes was…

202008.17
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New Bedford Armed Carjacking Conviction

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 17, 2020​​​​​​​​​ A 23-year-old New Bedford man who committed an armed carjacking in the City of New Bedford last October was sentenced to serve up to three-and-a-half years in state prison last week, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III…

202008.13
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New Bedford Murder Defendant In Custody; To Be Arraigned

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 13, 2020​​​​​​​​​     Jonovan Gonzalez, 27, of New Bedford will be arraigned this morning in New Bedford District Court on charges connected to the Tuesday night homicide of a 41-year-old man in New Bedford, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M….

202008.12
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Monday Night Fall River Crash Results in Fatality

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office ​​Thomas M. Quinn III ​​District Attorney​ ​ Press Release August 12, 2020​​​​​​​​​ Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to this office , Accident Reconstruction Units, Fall River Police, and prosecutors are investigating a fatal traffic accident, which occurred Monday night in Fall River. At approximately 9:37 pm, Fall River Police and emergency personnel…

202008.10
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Convicted Drug Dealer Already Out on Bail, Arrested Again in Fall River and Found Dangerous

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 10, 2020​​​​​​​​​ A 32-year-old Westport convicted drug dealer arrested late last month on Fentanyl Trafficking charges while already out on bail from a separate Plymouth County drug case was found dangerous by a Fall River District Court Judge last week and will…

202008.06
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Alleged Hate Crime Assault Suspect Found Dangerous; Held Without Bail

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 6, 2020​​​​​​​​       A 34-year-old Brockton man who allegedly entered onto a Taunton couple’s property and violently assaulted one of them in what is alleged to be a hate crime, was found dangerous by a Taunton District Court judge today…

202008.06
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Man Released by Judge After Firearms Conviction Now Connected to Ongoing New Bedford Homicide Case and Held As a Danger to the Community

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​     Press Release August 6, 2020​​​​​       A 24-year-old New Bedford gang member arrested in connection to the ongoing investigation into the July 17th fatal shooting of Keven Rocha on Margin Street in New Bedford was found dangerous and ordered held without…

202008.05
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Fentany Dealer Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney​ Press Release August 5, 2020​​​​​​​​​ A 28-year-old Onset Fentanyl dealer arrested in New Bedford while already out on bail for for committing the same crime in Plymouth County was sentenced to serve three years in state prison on Monday, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M….