202107.12
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Freetown Child Rapist Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 23, 2021​​​ A 51-year-old Freetown man convicted last week of raping his girlfriend’s young daughter was sentenced to serve eight to 12 years in stet prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Travis Taylor pleaded guilty in Fall River…

202107.07
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Homicide Investigation Underway in Seekonk

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release July 7, 2021 Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Homicide Unit prosecutors and Seekonk Police are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in The Town of Seekonk. At approximately 9:53 pm last evening, Seekonk Police responded to 911 calls regarding…

202106.24
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Man Charged With June 2 New Bedford Homicide Returned to Massachusetts for Arraignment

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 24, 2021​​​ The 24-year-old Fall River man charged with murder for the June 2 homicide of Adilson Neves in New Bedford waived rendition in North Carolina and has been returned to Massachusetts.  The defendant will be arraigned this morning in New Bedford District…

202106.23
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New Bedford Stabber Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 23, 2021​​​ A 23-year-old New Bedford man was sentenced to serve two-and-a-half to four years in state prison yesterday after pleading guilty to a stabbing, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Tarus Veal pleaded guilty in Fall River Superior…

202106.21
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Repeat New Bedford Domestic Abuser Sentence to a Decade in Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 21, 2021​​ A 30-year-old New Bedford man convicted of a litany of domestic assault and home invasion-related crimes was sentenced last Friday to serve a decade in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Pedro Fuentes pleaded guilty in Fall River Superior Court…

202106.21
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Single Car Crash Fatality in Fall River

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 21, 2021 A 31-year-old Fall River man died late last night after being involved in a single car crash on High Street in that city. The driver, who is not being identified due to pending next of kin notification, was driving westbound on…

202106.15
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Manhunt Connected to June 2 New Bedford Homicide Ends With Arrest in North Carolina

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 15, 2021 Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III today announced the arrest of Daquan Blanchard, 24, of Fall River, for the June 2 homicide of Adilson Neves in New Bedford. The defendant was taken into custody without incident this morning in Greenville,…

202106.14
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Major Drug Trafficking Organization in Greater New Bedford Area Dismantled

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 14, 2021​ ​ Investigators concluded a multi-year, joint agency investigation into the Geraldo Rivera Drug Trafficking Organization, which has been operating in the greater New Bedford area.  The investigation, dubbed “Operation Lunch Break” is a joint investigation led by Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn…

202106.13
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Motorcycle Fatality in Fall River

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release June 13, 2021​​ A 31-year-old Tiverton, RI man was killed late Saturday afternoon after the motorcycle he was operating struck another vehicle on Eastern Avenue in Fall River. The deceased operator of the motorcycle has been identified as Kory Gray. Fall River Police responded…