201810.09
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New Bedford Drug Trafficker Sentenced to State Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release October 9, 2018 A 48-year-old New Bedford narcotics trafficker was sentenced to serve up to five and a half years in state prison last week in Fall River Superior Court, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Michael Oliver pleaded…

201810.02
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RI Woman Indicted for Fatal Wrong Way Crash in Swansea

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release October 2, 2018 A Bristol County Grand Jury on Friday voted to indict a 39-year-old Bristol, RI woman in connection with a May 2018 car crash on Route 195 in Swansea that claimed the life of 38-year-old John Souza, of Cranston, RI,…

201809.28
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New Bedford Man Who Shot Police Officer Sentenced to State Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release September 28, 2018 A 24-year-old New Bedford man who shot a New Bedford Police officer during the execution of a search warrant at his home in 2014 was convicted in Fall River Superior Court yesterday and sentenced to serve up to nine…

201809.27
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Death of Former Sen. Brian Joyce

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release September 27, 2018 Early this afternoon, the wife of former state Sen. Brian A. Joyce found him deceased in their home in Westport.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has taken custody of the deceased and will conduct an autopsy in…

201809.27
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Fall River Heroin Dealer Sentenced to Prison

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release September 27, 2018 A 30-year-old Fall River heroin dealer was sentenced to serve at least three years in state prison after being convicted last week in Fall River Superior Court of possession with intent to distribute a class A drug, Bristol County…

201809.20
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Taunton Sex Offender Sentenced To State Prison For Posessing Child Pornography

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release September 20, 2018 A 21-year-old Taunton sex offender was convicted this week in Fall River Superior Court of possessing child pornography, and was sentenced to serve eight to ten years in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced….

201809.18
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Norton Woman Who Caused Fatal Car Crash Convicted of Motor Vehicle Homicide

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney Press Release September 18, 2018 A 51-year-old Norton woman, whose negligent driving, caused the July 2015 death of a 31-year-old Norwood on Route 495 was convicted after a trial in Attleboro District Court last week, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced….

201809.05
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Fall River Child Abuse Defendant Who Was Released From Custody Despite Committing New Crime, Arrested Again in Burlington

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney   Press Release September 5, 2018​​​​​     A 39-year-old Fall River man, who had his bail drastically reduced by a Fall River Superior Court judge despite facing serious charges of assaulting his 20-month-old daughter, has been arrested for allegedly committing another crime while…

201809.05
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Career Criminal Sentenced to State Prison For Acushnet House Break

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Thomas M. Quinn III District Attorney   Press Release September 5, 2018​​​​​     A 56-year-old career criminal from Bourne was sentenced to serve five to eight years in state prison after being convicted last week in Fall River Superior Court of breaking into a home in Acushnet and attempting…