Dartmouth Police arrest fugitive wanted in New York

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Dartmouth, MA (WLNE) – A New Bedford man was arrested as a fugitive after police discovered he was warrant on a warrant from New York state.

Dartmouth police were conducting a property check at Apponagansett Beach around 12:45 a.m. Thursday when they observed a vehicle parked in the lot after hours.

Police proceeded to identify the two male occupants of the vehicle.

Police identified one of the men as Angel DeJesus Rodrigues, 32, of New Bedford, wanted on an active warrant out of Suffolk County, New York on drug charges.

Rodriguez was arrested and charged as a fugitive from justice.

No further information was made available at this time.

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