Fall River man charged after Amber Alert in Dartmouth faces charges concerning ATV incident that injured officer



A Fall River man charged after an Amber Alert in Dartmouth faces additional charges concerning an ATV incident that injured a city police officer.

According to Sergeant Moses Pereira, on November 4, just after 7:30 p.m., officers from the Fall River Police Department were dispatched to area of Delcar Street and Robeson Street, following an officer’s request for assistance. Responding units located a 17-year veteran of the police department injured on the ground in the middle of Robeson Street, suffering from serious injuries. The officer had been dragged several hundred feet by an ATV attempting to flee, during a traffic stop. The officer was transported from the scene to Rhode Island Hospital, where he was treated and released.

After a lengthy and thorough investigation by the Major Crimes Division, the suspect in this case, 21-year-old Jeremias Cabral of Fall River, has been positively identified as the operator of the ATV. Cabral was arrested on December 5 by Detective Francisco Reis and other members of the Major Crimes Division.

Two Fall River men arrested in connection with incident triggering Amber Alert

Cabral is being charged with A&B w/Dangerous Weapon, Serious Bodily Injury A&B on Police Officer, Serious Bodily Injury, Negligent/Reckless Operation of Snow/Rec Vehicle – Serious Injury Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Unlicensed Operation Motor Vehicle, Unregistered Motor Vehicle, and Public Way Violation Snow/Recreational Vehicle.

Video of Incident

On Saturday, November 5, a 17-year-old juvenile was arrested in connection with this incident. According to police, a witness who was present during the incident, misidentified the juvenile as the operator of the ATV. The juvenile, while not the operator of the ATV in question, was present at the time of the incident and operating a recreational vehicle. He will be charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, public way violation snow/recreational vehicle.


  1. Dave

    December 6, 2022 at 8:07 pm


  2. SheriffJohnBrown

    December 6, 2022 at 11:21 pm

    Death Penalty case.

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