US Attorney’s Office and Bristol County District Attorney’s Office to “Conduct Your Future, Your Decision” for Area Youth

April 1, 2014 The United States Attorney’s Office Massachusetts District, in partnership with Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s Office and the New Bedford Public Schools, are conducting a crime prevention event for 6th grade students at Keith Middle School, 225 Hathaway Blvd., New Bedford. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 2, 2014,…


District Attorney Sam Sutter to Offer Free Baseball Clinic for Fall River Youth

March 25, 2014 On Saturday March 29th, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s office will conduct a free baseball clinic for Fall River youth. The clinic marks the 65th free youth sports clinic offered by District Attorney Sutter since the program’s launch in 2007. More than 4,500 total youth have been served. Saturday’s free baseball…


District Attorney to Host Small Business Seminar in April

March 20, 2014 Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter today announced plans for an April 15th small and medium sized business seminar aimed at preventing losses and promoting growth. The seminar will feature numerous guest lecturers and will focus on topics such as preventing employee theft, business owners’ responsibilities, shoplifting, armed robbery, financial crimes and…


4th Annual Free Family Fitness and Fun Day

March 11, 2014 On Saturday March 15th, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s Office will conduct its 4th annual Free Family Fitness and Fun Day. The event will take place from 12:00 – 4:00 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, in the Tripp Athletic Center. The media is invited and encouraged…


Man Indicted for November New Bedford Homicide

February 28, 2014 District Attorney Sam Sutter announced today that a Bristol County Grand Jury has indicted 25-year-old Hailton DaCosta for the November 23rd murder of Sharone Stafford in New Bedford. The grand jury indicted Mr. DaCosta, of 85 Mosher Street, New Bedford, on charges of murder, armed assault with intent to rob and possession…