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New Bedford Police Arrest Serial Robbery Suspects
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police have arrested two men they say are responsible for a total of six robberies over the past two months.
Police say the've arrested 21-year-old Isaiah Garcia, Jr., of New Bedford, and have charged him in connection to six robberies that took place between Febru…
Police: New Bedford Liquor Store Robbed at Gunpoint
NEW BEDFORD - A County Street liquor store was the target of an armed robbery Monday.
New Bedford Police say just after 4 p.m. Monday, a man walked into Washington Square Package Store at 281 County Street, displayed what looked like a handgun, and demanded money from the register...
Arrest Made in Shootings Near Clasky Common Park in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - An arrest has been made in a series of shots fired incidents in New Bedford this week.
New Bedford Police say 20-year-old Jordan Michael Lamere of Granfield Street is charged with discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, carrying a firearm without a license, property da…
New Bedford Police: Crime Down in 2016
NEW BEDFORD—The New Bedford Police Department (NBPD) has released its crime statistics for 2016.  The number of all crimes in the City of New Bedford fell 10% from 4,488 in 2015 to 4,040 in 2016.

Changes in the numbers of crimes in various categories are summarized below and are detailed f…
Two Shootings in Two Days in Same New Bedford Neighborhood
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are investigating another pair of shots fired.
Police say one shot was fired at around 6 A.M. and the other shortly after 9 A.M. Tuesday morning in the area of Pleasant and Franklin Streets. There were no reports of injuries or property damage...

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