Media Advisory: Vehicle Used in Armed Kidnapping Located. Suspects Still At Large

The 1996 blue Nissan Sentra used in last night’s armed kidnapping has been located near the Taunton/Lakeville border. The abandoned vehicle was spotted by a resident of Joshua Lane in Taunton this morning. State Police are currently taking possession of the vehicle to process it for evidence. State and local police are investigating the kidnapping at…


Media Advisory: Two Suspects Sought in Attempted Armed Kidnapping

State and local police are currently investigating the kidnapping at gunpoint of a woman by two individuals who have been identified as Adynew Alves, 28, of Boston and Stephanie Walker, 28, of Lawrence. The kidnapping is believed to have occurred in or around Boston. The victim was placed in the trunk of the car and…


New Bedford Man Convicted of 2009 Murder and Non-Fatal Shooting

District Attorney Sam Sutter announced that a jury of his peers today convicted 22-year-old Erick Cournoyer of second degree murder and other charges connected to the July 1st shooting death of 18-year-old Bianca Rosado in New Bedford. The jury deliberated for about seven hours over the course of two days before returning its verdict earlier…


Statement on the Disposition of the Brayton Point Protest Case

District Attorney Sam Sutter’s statement to the media outside of the Fall River Justice Center on the disposition of the Brayton Point Protest case – Commonwealth v. Kenneth Ward, Commonwealth v. Jonathan O’Hara “The decision that Assistant District Attorney Robert Kidd and I reached today was a decision that certainly took into consideration the cost…


Two Indicted in Connection to July 31 New Bedford Homicide

District Attorney Sam Sutter announced today that a Bristol County Grand Jury has indicted 26-year-old Marco Shane Ramos, for the July murder of 22-year-old Alex Silva in New Bedford. Ramos, of 3 Social Street, New Bedford, was indicted on a charge of murder and will be formally arraigned in Fall River Superior Court on a…


Swansea Homicide Investigation; Man Charged

Swansea Police, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to this office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are currently investigating a homicide, which took place in the Town of Swansea during the overnight hours this morning. Swansea Police received multiple 911 calls regarding a shooting on the roadway in the area of 356 Ocean Grove Ave. this morning…