201907.31
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Fall River Armed Robbert Getaway Driver Sentenced to State Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 31, 2019​​​​ A 39-year-old Fall River man involved in the armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop employee on Mariano Bishop Boulevard in Fall River two years ago was sentenced to serve three to four years in state prison, Bristol County District…

201907.30
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Fall River Cocaine Traficker Sentenced to State Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 30, 2019​​​​ A 29-year-old Fall River cocaine trafficker arrested last year with more than 150 grams of cocaine was sentenced in Fall River Superior Court last week to serve up to five-and-a-half years in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M….

201907.29
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Child Rapist Sentenced to Up To 35 Years in Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 29, 2019​​​​ A 30-year-old Somerset man was sentenced to serve 25 to 35 years in state prison on Friday after previously being convicted of raping and sexually molesting a pre-teen relative on a daily basis for about two years, Bristol County District…

201907.26
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Fairhaven Man Involved in Major Opiate Trafficking Organization Escapes Jail Time

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 26, 2019​​​​ A 45-year-old Fairhaven man who was recorded numerous times on a lawfully obtained wiretap  negotiating and arranging the purchase and delivery of heroin sold by the Ortiz Heroin Trafficking Organization was sentenced to serve no jail time despite being convicted…

201907.24
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Statement from DA Quinn Regarding Proposed “Conrad’s Law” Legislation

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 24, 2019​​​​ This morning at the Statehouse in Boston, members of the late Conrad Roy’s family joined Senator Barry Finegold (D –Andover) and Representative Natalie Higgins (D – Leominster) to announce the filing of “Conrad’s Law,” a bill that would criminalize suicide…

201907.23
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Assonet Robber Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 23, 2019​​​​ A 39-year-old Assonet man who robbed a Freetown convenience store and a Fall River grocery store on consecutive days in February of 2017 was sentenced to serve up to four years in state prison last week, Bristol County District Attorney…

201907.22
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Repeat Fall River Domestic Abuser Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 22, 2019​​​​ A 55-year-old Fall River man who violently assaulted his live-in girlfriend and bit a police officer was sentenced last week to serve up to five years in state prison last week, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced….

201907.03
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New Bedford Man Convicted of Theft From His Local Employer

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 3, 2019​​​​ A 41-year-old New Bedford man who stole more than $150,000 from his employer over the course of five years was convicted by a jury on Friday after a three-day trial in Fall River River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M….

201906.28
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New Bedford Domestic Abuser Sentenced to Lengthy State Prison Term

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 28, 2019​​​​ A 29-year-old New Bedford man who assaulted his girlfriend and then held her against her will for two days was convicted in Fall River Superior Court Wednesday after a one-day bench trial before Judge Gregg Pasquale, Bristol County District Attorney…

201906.27
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Fall River Police Officer Indicted; Likely to be Arraigned Today

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 27, 2019​​​​ A 40-year-old Fall River Police officer was indicted this morning by a Bristol County Grand Jury on various charges related to the abuse of his authority as a law enforcement officer.   Michael Pessoa, a 17-year veteran of the Fall River…