As a result of the ongoing investigation of a stabbing incident on Shawnee Drive in Wareham on June 9th, detectives, patrol officers, and members of the Mass. State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section arrested Dominick Alves of #291 Onset Ave.(Apt. C) Onset, MA, for his involvement in the stabbing of 22-year-old John Roche of South Plymouth. The arrest occurred at approximately 6:00 am on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. A warrant had been issued by the Wareham Fourth District Court for the arrest of Mr. Alves, who was taken into custody at his residence without incident.
Dominick Alves has been charged with Assault to Murder, Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (knife), and two charges of Assault & Battery regarding the June 9th incident. In addition, Mr. Alves was charged with Possession of a Class B Substance as a result of being in possession of a small amount of crack cocaine at the time of his warrant arrest.
The investigation of the stabbing incident is ongoing, and updates will be provided when available. The victim is in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital. Updates regarding the investigation of this matter will be provided when available.
Dominick Alves will be arraigned this morning at the Wareham Fourth District Court.