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New Bedford Police Nab 14 in Latest Crime Sweep

Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

NEW BEDFORD – New Bedford Police Narcotic and Gang Units hit the streets again for another sweep arresting 14 people. On Friday afternoon Detectives arrested 11 and on Saturday another 3.

The following were arrested on outstanding warrants on Friday:

  • Danielle Lee Costa, 31, of 9 Williams Street, Acushnet
  • Jakob Hoaglund-Moniz, 20, of 1567 Padanaram Ave, New Bedford
  • Edwin Rosado, 22, of 2 Kearsarge St, New Bedford
  • Ronald DeMello, 24, of 96 Hathaway St, New Bedford

The following were arrested on Friday for narcotic violations:

  • Ryan Lafrance, 40, of 103 Clifford Street, New Bedford
    • Possession of Class B (cocaine)
    • Two warrants
  • Tyrone B. Barros, 44, of 471 Dartmouth St, New Bedford
    • Distribution of cocaine
  • Nicole Danielle Goete, 32, of 119 Phillips Ave, New Bedford
    • Distribution of Class B (cocaine)
    • Conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws
    • Possession with intent to distribute Class B (cocaine)
    • Possession of Class A (heroin)
  • Michael Tidey, 43, of 121 Lake Shore Drive, East Falmouth
    • Possession of Class B (cocaine)
    • Conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws
    • Operating motor vehicle with suspended license
    • Uninsured motor vehicle
    • Unregistered motor vehicle
  • Carrie Ann Fortin, 43, of 106 Sarah Sherman Road, Rochester
    • Possession of Class B (cocaine)
    • Conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws
  • Xavier Valetin-Soto, 29, of 487 No. Front St, New Bedford
    • Carrying certain weapons on person (found with a 3 inch folding knife)
    • Trafficking Cocaine (63 Grams of cocaine)
    • Distribution of Class B (cocaine) subsequent offense (2007 conviction)
    • Motor vehicle violations

Xavier was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine just over a month ago, on
7/25/17 when Narcotic Detectives raided 358 No. Front Street in which 36 grams of cocaine was seized.

A 17 year old male juvenile was also arrested and charged with motor vehicle violations.

On Saturday, detectives arrested another 3 people on outstanding warrants:

  • Jonathan M Wetzel, 23, of 238 Davis St, New Bedford
  • Terry Lee Souza, 56, of 3 Nelson St, New Bedford
  • Jose Antonio Soto, 44, of 418 Summer St, New Bedford

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