Fall River Crime
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Friday Aug 28 | via SouthCoastToday.com
A ranking of the safest college campuses around the country has named Bristol Community College the third safest, almost two years after trustees made a decision to arm campus police. HomeInsurance.com's article 25 Safest U.S. College Campuses ranked the Fall River campus at 777 Elsbree St. third in the U.S. due to a score of zero for violent crime and few property crimes in 2013, along with a walk score of 64, according to a news release. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Day
Fall River, Mass. - The judge who oversaw the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is allowing his lawyer to question under oath an anonymous tipster who raised concerns about one of the jurors who convicted him. Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh on Tuesday approved the request from lawyer James Sultan over the objections of prosecutors. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Boston Herald
Police have obtained arrest warrants for two suspects in connection with a shooting outside a Newport apartment complex last week. Investigators say a 25-year-old New Bedford, Massachusetts, man was hit outside a building at the Festival Field complex by birdshot from a shotgun blast at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Comment?
Monday Aug 10 | via Bristol Community College
HomeInsurance.com has named the Bristol Community College Fall River Campus, 777 Elsbree St., the 3rd safest College Campus in the United States. Comment?
Saturday Aug 8 | via WLNE-TV Providence
Police tell ABC 6 an 18 year old man, whose residence is not available, was shot on August 8th shortly before 12:45 a.m. following a fight in the area of Bay and Chase Streets. The victim says he was confronted by three Hispanic males before discovering they had handguns and took off running. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via WYMG-FM Springfield
Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete. The former New England Patriots tight end was found guilty in April of murdering an acquaintance, Odin Lloyd, in 2013, and sentenced to life in prison at the end of the first of two murder trials he will face this year. Comment?
Monday Aug 3 | via St. Petersburg Times
In a court filing, Bristol County Assistant District Attorney William McCauley characterized the woman as an erotic pen pal to Hernandez, and challenged the credibility of her claims about one of the jurors who voted to convict him of first-degree murder this year. Defense attorneys started investigating those claims after a tip they received in April after the jury's verdict. Comment?
Monday Aug 3 | via Reuters
Jul 24, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Aaron Hernandez of Canada in the men's athletics 110m hurdles final during the 2015 Pan Am Games at CIBC Pan Am Athletics Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
A dozen individuals were arrested yesterday morning and charged by complaints following a lengthy law enforcement investigation into a Taunton-based heroin distribution ring. Four Taunton residents were arrested and charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin in connection with the heroin distribution ring: Eddyberto Mejia Ramos, 22, aka "Chi Chi"; Luis Iraola, 21; Maria Ramos, 43; and Edwin Montalvo, 26, aka "Poncho." Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via WQXI-AM Atlanta
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Jul 24, 2015 | via Turnto10.com
In this April 15, 2015, file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as the guilty verdict is read during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. The investigation and murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez cost prosecutors nearly half a million dollars, a spokesman said Friday. Comment?
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