“What we have to report are the two arrests that happened in the building,” Schools Superintendent Thomas Anderson said. Other arrests may have happened in the parking lot and pertained to issues, like domestic disputes, that did not originate in school.
Police Chief Paul Oliveira said he realized that officers needed to get better acquainted with the immigrant community, both to ease suspicions and to educate residents about immigration issues.
Victor Tiu Lopez would pose as a landlord advertising an apartment and collect a deposit from a prospective tenant, then repeatedly push back the move-in date or say he decided to rent the apartment to someone else, prosecutors said.
“You have to have a written policy that explains what the officers are allowed to do and what then they should be trained to do.” — Katherine Schweit, former head of the FBI active shooter program
‘It cannot be found that Officer Nazario provided favorable or preferential treatment to Mr. Dunn,’ arbitrator Gary D. Altman wrote. Altman noted, however, that Nazario was “totally remiss” in fulfilling his duties to investigate the crash.
Dunn was charged with OUI, leaving the scene of property damage and negligent operation of a motor vehicle after a Massachusetts State Police detective assigned by the Bristol district attorney investigated the case.
Hugh Dunn is scheduled to appear in court again on Thursday for a status session. His bench trial was previously set for March 22, but was delayed.
Chief Paul Oliveira, who joined the department in the early 1990s, said he is seeing New Bedford officers leave at a rate he hasn’t seen before, and that it’s mostly early retirements with a mix of officers leaving for other departments or new professions.
The New Bedford City Council this week approved Mitchell’s appropriation request to transfer the requisite $3.65 million in awarded retroactive pay and other costs from the General Fund Stabilization Fund to the police department.
Dunn was originally scheduled to appear in New Bedford District Court for his bench trial on March 22, which has since been delayed until June 3.