• Massachusetts April 1, 2024 7:56 am

    Man accused of trying to kidnap teen girls in Swansea due in court

    The man accused of trying to lure in two teenage girls into his car in Swansea, Massachusetts, last week is due in court Monday. The incident occurred on Thursday on a bike path that runs behind the Target store next to Milford Road, Swansea police said. Michael Nutbrown, 60, was captured on surveillance video in the Target parking lot minutes…

  • Massachusetts March 29, 2024 6:29 am

    Search for man who allegedly tried to lure young girls in Swansea

    Police are trying to track down a man in Swansea, Massachusetts. He’s accused of trying to lure young girls into his car.

  • Swansea March 29, 2024 5:17 pm

    Man charged with attempted kidnapping of teen girls in Swansea

    A Somerset, Massachusetts, man is facing attempted kidnapping charges, accused of trying to lure two 13-year-old girls into his car behind a store in Swansea Thursday afternoon. Michael Nutbrown, 60, was arrested Friday and charged with attempted kidnapping. he is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Fall River District Court. The two girls were walking down a bike path that…

  • Swansea February 20, 2024 9:17 am

    Man arrested after attempted robbery outside bank in Swansea, police say

    A Randolph, Massachusetts, man was arrested after an attempted robbery outside of a bank in Swansea on Monday, according to authorities. The incident occurred just before 1 p.m. on Swansea Mall Drive, Swansea police said. A courier was attempting to make a delivery at BayCoast Bank, when two men approached him and demanded money at gunpoint, according to police, who…

  • Swansea October 25, 2023 11:57 am

    Swansea man pleads guilty to rape, gun and drug charges

    A Swansea man pleaded guilty last week to multiple charges including rape, gun and drug charges. 21-year-old Joshua M. Andrade, of Swansea was arrested after a search of his home at Wilbur Avenue near Munsey Avenue in connection with a sexual assault investigation, according to Swansea police. During the search, authorities found a 9mm Glock handgun; a 9mm magazine; ammunition;…

  • Swansea September 29, 2023 3:20 pm

    Thieves are posing as utility workers to get into homes, police warn

    Police in Swansea, Massachusetts, are warning residents to be on alert after reports of thieves posing as utility workers to get into homes. Swansea police say they’re investigating multiple incidents where two men, claiming to be utility workers, tried to gain access to homes. In one case the resident did let them inside and later realized items were stolen....

  • Swansea April 18, 2023 3:08 pm

    4 Arrested in Paintball Gun Shooting of Car in Swansea, Mass.

    Three adults and a teenager have been arrested for allegedly shooting a person in a car with paintball guns early Saturday morning in Swansea, Massachusetts. The shooting took place on Route 6 near Bushee Road about 1:21 a.m., Swansea police said. The person who was shot wasn’t seriously hurt and didn’t need to be taken to the hospital. The...

  • Massachusetts March 14, 2023 10:34 pm

    Swansea Police Seek 16-Year-Old Reported Missing Tuesday

    Police in Swansea, Massachusetts, said Tuesday night they were searching for a teenager reported missing earlier in the evening. The Swansea Police Department said 16-year-old Aaron Cornielle was reported missing from a home on Main Street around 7:30 p.m., noting that he may have left as early as 6:30 p.m. Cornielle is described as being about 5’11 and 160 pounds…

  • Cybersecurity January 4, 2023 10:45 am

    Cyberattacks Hit Bristol Community College, Swansea School District

    Ransomware attacks have hit a community college and a school district in Massachusetts’ Bristol County, interrupting classes as officials work to regain total control over their internet networks. Ransomware attacks involve someone taking over a computer system or network and demanding payment, often in the form of cryptocurrency, to release it. Online services, including email, at Bristol Community College have…

  • Massachusetts December 25, 2022 9:07 pm

    Man Arrested on Child Rape, Gun, Drugs Charges in Swansea

    A man was arrested by authorities on multiple charges after a search of his house during a sexual assault investigation Thursday afternoon in Swansea, Massachusetts, police said. Joshua M. Andrade, 20, was arrested after a search of his home at Wilbur Avenue near Munsey Avenue in connection with a sexual assault investigation, according to Swansea police. During the search, authorities…

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