Suspect Arrested in Mattapoisett Lighthouse Stabbing
MATTAPOISETT — Mattapoisett Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a stabbing that took place at the Ned’s Point Lighthouse this past Tuesday.
On Friday, Mattapoisett Police arrested 18-year-old Cory Furtado of 6 Crandon Drive, Apartment E in Acushnet. Furtado was arrested at his residence with the assistance of the Acushnet Police Department.
Furtado is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and attempted murder, for the stabbing that occurred on Tuesday at the Ned’s Point Lighthouse. Furtado and the victim were known to each other, and had prearranged to meet for a drug transaction. An altercation between the two led Furtado to stab the victim with a knife.
The victim sustained a stab wound to his neck and hand. The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by Marion EMS, where he was treated and later released.
Furtado is being held at the Plymouth County House of Correction on $10,000 bail and will be arraigned at the Wareham District Court on Monday.