New Bedford Police Seize Three Rifles in Thursday Night Raid
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police took two assault rifles and a semi-assault rifle off the streets Thursday after the weapons were seized from a garage in the city.
At about 8 p.m., detectives executed a search warrant on a garage at 13-15 ½ Rodney French Blvd.
Police seized two SKS 7.6x39 assault rifles and one Bushmaster M17s semi-automatic rifle, along with two 30-round magazines that fit into the Bushmaster model and 21 rounds of .223 caliber ammunition.
The incident remains under investigation. Charges are likely to follow.