District Attorney Sam Sutter to Instruct Youth at FREE Tennis Clinics

On Saturday July 12th and Saturday July 19th, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s office will conduct two separate, free tennis clinics for area youth.  July’s clinics will mark a total of 68 free youth sports clinic offered by District Attorney Sutter since the program’s launch in 2007. To date, more than 4,500 total youth…


Press Conference to Commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In recognition of the 9th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Bristol Elder Services, Inc. and the Southeastern Alliance for Elders (SAFE) will hold a press conference on elder abuse.  The event will kick off a year- long educational campaign to help raise awareness of elder abuse.  The press conference will be held at Bristol…


District Attorney Sutter to Conduct 6th Annual Community Volunteer Fair

June 2, 2014 On Saturday June 7th, District Attorney Sam Sutter’s Office will conduct its 6th Annual Volunteer Fair, inviting members of the public to learn about different volunteer opportunities throughout the community. In collaboration with SouthCoast Serves and the Dartmouth Mall, the Volunteer Fair is open to the public and will be held from…


Homicide Investigation Ongoing in New Bedford

May 31, 2014 New Bedford Police, Homicide Unit prosecutors and state police detectives assigned to this office are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in the City of New Bedford last night. Police responded to shots fired in the area of 125 Collette Street last night around 9:20 p.m.  Upon arrival, first responders found two…


Taunton Man Convicted of First Degree Murder for 2009 Route 24 Slaying

May 30, 2014 District Attorney Sam Sutter announced today that Thomas Jeffreys has been convicted of multiple felonies, including first degree murder, in connection to the 2009 drive-by shooting murder of 29-year-old Troy Pina on Route 24 in Freetown. After deliberating for about 12 hours over the course of three days, a Superior Court jury…