On 04/27/2018, Mattapoisett Police arrested Cory Furtado, 18 years old of Acushnet. Mr. Furtado was arrested at his residence with the assistance of the Acushnet Police Department. Furtado is charged with Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon and attempted murder for the stabbing that occurred on Tuesday, April 24, at the Ned’s Point lighthouse. Furtado and the victim were known to each other and had prearranged meet for a drug transaction. An altercation between the two led Furtado to stab the victim with a knife. The victim sustained a stab wound to his neck and hand. The Victim was transported to Rhode Island hospital by Marion EMS where he was treated and later released.
Furtado is being held at the Plymouth County House of Correction on $10,000 bail and will be arraigned at the Wareham District Court on Monday, 04/30/18.
Mattapoisett Police Department Press Release