Fall River Crime
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23 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Police arrested three men Sunday afternoon for spray-painting graffiti on Profile Rock, a landmark in the Freetown-Fall River State Forest. Lt. Steven E. Abbott, spokesperson for the Freetown Police Department, said Nicholas Berry, 26, of 236 Eastern Ave. in Fall River; Michael Deltoro, 22, of 60 Debrah Lane in Swansea; and Kenneth McNulty III, 21, of 317 Hortonville Road in Swansea, are facing criminal charges Abbott said Sgt. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 6 | via CBS News
Former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez waits for a verdict in his trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River with his attorney Charles Rankin in Fall River, Massachusetts April 14, 2015. Hernandez, 25, a former tight end for the New England Patriots, is accused of fatally shooting semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in an industrial park near Hernandez's Massachusetts home in June 2013. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Seven vehicles were mangled and a police officer was sent flying into the air in a drug bust on Thursday. Two males face drug-related and other charges after striking three police vehicles and four civilian vehicles. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Boston.com
A lot of redemption stories end with their subjects building new lives far from their troubled old ones. For Christian Berrios, the new path led back to a place he knew too well - a place where his life was lost and where, with a dose of luck and love, he found it again. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via SouthCoastToday.com
It didn't take the jury long to come up with a guilty verdict for Joshua Silva in the murder of Joyce Howland in October 2013. Silva, 38, was found guilty of first degree murder and armed robbery of the retired school teacher in her Hamlet Street home on Oct. 14, 2013. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Jurors in the trial of a New Bedford man, charged with the murder of Joyce Howland, visited the retired Fairhaven school teacher's Hamlet Street home on Thursday morning where she was killed in October 2013. The jury also viewed an alleyway near the Pasta House Restaurant in Fairhaven, where the defendant, Joshua J. Silva, 38, was caught on surveillance video, making "a throwing motion." Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via SouthCoastToday.com
FALL RIVER - A jury was seated Monday in the trial of a New Bedford man charged with the brutal slaying of a retired Fairhaven school teacher; opening arguments are scheduled for Tuesday morning. Joshua J. Silva, 38, of 26 Oak St., New Bedford, is charged with murder and armed robbery in the Oct. 14, 2013, death of Joyce N. Howland, whose body was found inside her Hamlet Street home shortly before noon on Oct. 15, 2013. Comment?
Sunday Sep 13 | via SouthCoastToday.com
A case that shocked the town with its sheer brutality is set to go to trial this week in Fall River Superior Court, where a New Bedford man will face charges that he murdered a retired school teacher inside her own home. Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday morning in the trial of Joshua J. Silva, 38, of 26 Oak St., who is charged with murder and armed robbery in the Oct. 14, 2013, death of Joyce N. Howland, whose body was found inside her Hamlet Street home shortly before noon on Oct. 15, 2013. Comment?
Sep 11, 2015 | via The Day
Fall River, Mass. - George Perrot has spent almost 29 years in prison since being convicted of raping an elderly woman based in part on a single strand of hair. Comment?
Sep 11, 2015 | via WHDH
On Sept. 19, Fall River Police responded to South Main Street and King Philip Street regarding reports of a dog being stabbed. Comment?
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