DA brings teen dating violence awareness to Bristol County high schools

From The Standard Times By Auditi Guha March 5, 2015 “Studies show that one in three teens admits to experiencing abuse in a dating relationship. Since teens are new to dating, they often fail to see the ‘warning signs.’ They may not think they are being abused because they have never been hit, but abuse…


Dartmouth native Quinn sworn in as DA

From The Herald News By Phil Devitt March 4, 2015 The new district attorney of Bristol County glanced at the new governor of Massachusetts and, from the podium, made an assumption. “Charlie Baker got sick of hearing the name Tom Quinn,” he said. “I’m certain.” If that’s true, Baker had a funny way of showing…


It’s official: Quinn sworn in as Bristol County DA

From The Standard Times By Kevin P. O’Connor, Herald News writer February 26, 2015 Thomas M. Quinn III, a career prosecutor with a gravelly voice and the eyes of a cop, was sworn in Wednesday as the chief law enforcement officer of Bristol County. He replaces Sam Sutter, who was elected Fall River mayor in…


Acting DA Quinn waits to hear word on his status

From The Standard Times By Curt Brown January 12, 2015 NEW BEDFORD — His colleagues describe acting Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III as a straight shooter, down to earth, serious, even soulful. But what many do not know is that Quinn, the oldest of seven children, received a four-year football scholarship to…


Steve Urbon: Bristol DA is an environmental rock star

From The Standard Times By Steve Urbon Oct. 27, 2014 It’s been almost two months since Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter stood on the plaza at the Fall River Justice Center and declared that he stood by two defendants charged in a one-day blockade of a coal freighter in Mount Hope Bay in the…


Two guys and a lobster boat

Chris Hayes of MSNBC talks with the District Attorney who dismissed and downgraded the charges against protesters who anchored a lobster boat in the path of a coal freighter. Original video: http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/two-guys-and-a-lobster-boat-340382787873


Environmental activists urge students to push social boundaries to promote change

From The Huntington  News By Olivia Arnold, news correspondent October 9, 2014 The Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT) hosted a talk by grassroots environmentalists Jay O’Hara and Marla Marcum along with Bristol County district attorney Sam Sutter at Northeastern Wednesday night. O’Hara addressed HEAT members first, as he recounted his act of environmental civil disobedience…


DA Attends Massive Climate Change Rally

From NECN Full video interview. Sam Sutter joined us for more on the rally and the concerns over global warming Original source: http://www.necn.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/DA-Attends-Massive-Climate-Change-Rally/276481711