Wareham Man Arrested for Stabbing Incident on March 10

tavares,petervjrUPDATE: Monday, April 14, 2014:

On Monday, April 14, 2014, at approximately 1:00 pm, Peter “Bucky” Tavares was extradited from Connecticut Superior Court in Norwich Connecticut to Wareham, MA, where he will face charges stemming from an incident on March 5, 2014 in Wareham, during which he stabbed another male, then fled Massachusetts. After investigation of the incident Wareham Police Department detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. Tavares for Assault to Murder. 

Wareham Police Department officers transported Mr. Tavares from Connecticut to the Wareham 4th District Court, where he will be arraigned on the charge. 

Below is the original press release regarding the incident: 

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at approximately 9:30 pm, officers of the Wareham Police Department responded to the Woods at Wareham apartment complex at 36 Swifts Beach Road regarding a reported disturbance outside apartment #95, which is located at the rear of the complex. Upon arrival, 44 year old Wareham resident Anthony Bullock was noticed to have been stabbed during an argument by a male who fled the scene before officers arrived. Mr. Bullock was transported by med-Flight to a Boston area hospital, where he received treatment for 4 non-life-threatening wounds.

As a result of an investigation conducted by the Wareham Police Department Detective Division, the suspect male involved in this incident has been identified as 61 year old Peter “Bucky” Tavares of Wareham. Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. Tavares and request the assistance of the public in locating him. Mr. Tavares is a 5’9” tall Cape Verdean male with a slim build, brown-gray colored hair, and brown eyes. (A previous WPD booking photo of Mr. Tavares has been attached to this press release.)

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Peter “Bucky” Tavares is urged to contact the Wareham Police Department Detective Division at (508) 295-1206, or to utilize the anonymous Tex-A-Tip internet feature that may be accessed through www.warehampolice.com.