New Bedford male discovered within taken automobile jailed in Dartmouth

Dartmouth cops shared an image of Douglas Torchia, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE)– Dartmouth cops stated that they jailed a New Bedford male who was discovered within a taken automobile Friday.

Investigator Kyle Costa stated that and officer identified 33-year-old Douglas Torchia was inside the parked vehicle beyond the Moby Cock Motel.

The officer jailed Torchia at the scene. Throughout a search, private investigators discovered a spring-loaded, double-edged blade on Torchia.

Torchia was charged with getting a taken automobile, bring an unsafe weapon, getting taken home, and getting a taken charge card.

He likewise had 2 impressive warrants for larceny of an automobile.