202211.28
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Single Car Crash Fatality in Westport on Thanksgiving

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 28, 2022 A 22-year-old Fall River man died as a result of a single-vehicle crash on Route 195 in Westport on Thanksgiving morning. At 2:07 am on November 24th, a motorist contacted emergency services to report a single motor vehicle crash on…

202211.28
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New Bedford Man Convicted of 2018 City Homicide

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 28, 2022 A 50-year-old New Bedford man was sentenced to life in prison with no parole last week after being convicted of the January 2018 First Degree Murder of Chantel Bruno in New Bedford, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III…

202211.18
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1994 Attleboro Cold Case Rape Arrest

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 17, 2022 A 48-year-old fugitive charged with a decades-old violent rape in Attleboro has been located and apprehended, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Eduardo Mendez, 48, was apprehended Tuesday night in New York City on an arrest warrant issued…

202211.16
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New Bedford Murder Defendant Deemed Incompetent to Stand Trial

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 16, 2022 A 34-year-old New Bedford woman, charged with murder in the March 2022 New Bedford homicide of 62-year-old Kevin Stoughton, has been deemed incompetent to stand trial at this time and has been civilly committed. Chelsea Pimentel was arrested in late March…

202211.14
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Man Who Attempted to Disarm Police Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 14, 2022 A 33-year-old former Taunton man who attempted to break into two homes before pulling a look alike pellet gun on police in an apparent attempt to commit ‘suicide by cop’ was convicted of a litany of crimes last week and…

202211.10
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Saturday New Bedford Shooting Victim Dies; Homicide Investigation Underway

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 10, 2022 A 16-year-old New Bedford girl who was shot during an incident in the area of Bullard and North Front streets in New Bedford on Saturday night died this afternoon at an area hospital.    The case is now being investigated…

202211.08
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Man Arraigned for Taunton Motor Vehicle Fatality

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 8, 2022 Hector Fernando Bannister-Sanchez, 34, of Norton and Medford, was arraigned this morning in Taunton District Court on charges of Manslaughter, Reckless Motor Vehicle Homicide and Negligent Motor Vehicle Homicide connected to a motor vehicle fatality which occurred Monday afternoon in…

202211.07
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Taunton Fatal Crash Criminal Charges

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 7, 2022 A 34-year-old Medford man is being criminally charged tonight in connection with this afternoon’s fatal crash on Kingman Road in Taunton which claimed the life of a 54-year-old Middleboro woman. Hector Fernando Bannister-Sanchez is being charged with Manslaughter, Reckless Motor…

202211.06
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Taunton Homicide

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 6, 2022 Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Taunton Police and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred early Sunday morning in Taunton. On Sunday at approximately 1:38 am. Taunton Police received a 911 call…

202211.02
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New Bedford Man Convicted of 2018 Murder; Sentenced to Life in Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release November 2, 2022 A 55-year-old New Bedford man was convicted yesterday of Second Degree Murder connected to the August, 2018 slaying of Allan Monteiro in New Bedford, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. James Andrews was convicted by a jury…