202205.06
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DA Quinn’s Untested Rape Kit Initiative Results in First Indictment for Cold Case Rape

Bristol County District Attorney’s OfficeThomas M. Quinn IIIDistrict Attorney Press ReleaseMay 6, 2022 Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn Untested Rape Kit Initiative has resulted in the first indictment related to previously untested rape kits.  Scot Trudeau, 47, of Worcester has been indicted by a Bristol County Grand Jury on charges of Aggravated Rape and Assault…

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Investigation Into Fatal Police-Involved Shooting of Anthony Harden Completed

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney   Press Release April 1, 2022 The investigation into the November 22, 2021 fatal police-involved shooting of Anthony Harden in Fall River has officially concluded.  An electronic version of the report which includes endnotes along with hyperlinks to specific documents, photos, videos and reports can be…

202203.30
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New Bedford Woman Charged with Murder, to Be Arraigned Today

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release March 30, 2022 A 33-year-old New Bedford woman will be arraigned today in New Bedford District Court on charges connected to the death Monday of a 62-year-old man on North Sixth Street, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Chelsea Pimentel was arrested…

202203.28
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After Re-Trial, New Bedford Murder Defendant Sentenced to Life in Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release March 28, 2022 A 44-year-old Pawtucket, RI man was sentenced to life in prison this morning after being convicted last week of the brutal April 2014 murder of 29-year-old Justin Downey in New Bedford, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Sayyid…

202203.22
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Homicide Investigation in New Bedford

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release March 22, 2022 New Bedford Police, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are investigating a homicide, which occurred Monday night in the City of New Bedford. New Bedford Police received a 911 call at 6:06 pm…

202203.10
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New Bedford Fentanyl Trafficker Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release March 10, 2022 A 40-year-old New Bedford narcotics trafficker was sentenced to serve up to five-and-a-half years in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Kenneth Cosgrave pleaded guilty in Fall River Superior Court to indictments charging him with…

202203.09
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New Bedford Man Who Stabbed Live-In Girlfriend Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release March 9, 2022 A 37-year-old New Bedford man who violently attacked his live-in girlfriend with a knife, causing near-fatal injuries, was sentence to serve nine to 12 years in prison last week in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M….

202203.02
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Fall River Man Who Robbed Elderly Woman Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release March 2, 2022 A 31-year-old Fall River who violently robbed an elderly woman of her purse outside of a local supermarket last March man was recently sentenced to serve three to four year in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn…

202202.08
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Fall River Manslaughter Conviction

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release February 8, 2022 A 19-year-old Fall River man who stabbed his cousin to death three years ago pleaded guilty to Manslaughter and other criminal offenses last week in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.  The defendant,…