Recent Posts in Felony and Misdemeanor Charges Category

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Northern Rhode Island Gambling Arrests

As reported by Donita Naylor in the August 1, 2014 edition of the Providence Journal, a grand jury indicted nine (9) people for gambling related charges. Seven (7) of them are charged with gambling, ...
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Providence Man Receives 70 year Sentence

As reported by Katie Mulvaney in the June 24, 2014 edition of the Providence Journal, a judge has sentenced a Providence man to seventy (70) years imprisonment at the ACI. Earlier this year, the man ...
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Woonsocket Teen Arrested for Arson

As reported by Gregory Smith in the October 16, 2013 edition of the Providence Journal, a Woonsocket teenager was arrested by the Providence Police Department and charged with attempted arson. He is ...
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Boston Man Arrested for Prostitution & Other Sex Crimes

As reported in the September 21, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, a Boston ma has been charged with various sex crimes. He is accused of keeping four (4) women imprisoned in Providence and ...
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Boxer Charged with Disorderly Conduct

As reported by Amanda Milkovits in the July 10, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, boxer Vinny Paz has been arrested by the Providence Police and charged with disorderly conduct. He was charged ...
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Rhode Island General Assembly Amends Larceny Laws

Rhode Island's Governor, Lincoln Chafee, has recently signed a new bill into law which amends the larceny and fraudulent check statutes in Rhode Island. The bill was previously voted on by the ...
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Changes to Rhode Island's Manslaughter Laws

As reported by Katie Mulvaney in the May 31, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to change involuntary manslaughter sentencing. Under the current ...
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Johnston Theft Crimes & Grave Desecration Arrest

As reported by Amanda Milkovits in the May 7, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, a Johnston man has been arrested and charged with felony larceny over $500.00, receiving stolen goods and grave ...
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Providence Nightclub Fight Leads to Five Arrests

As reported by Felice Freyer in the May 7, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, a fight broke out at local Providence nightclub. Five (5) people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct ...
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Cranston Driver Cited in Bus Crash

As reported by Maria Armental in the April 19, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, a Cranston teenager has been cited in connection with a school bus crash. The teenager was driving and his car ...
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Lincoln Police Officer Sentenced - No Jail Time

As reported by Mike McKinney in the March 19, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, a Lincoln police officer was formally sentenced in Providence Superior Court. Earlier this year, the man was ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Privacy Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court recently released its decision in U.S. v. Jones. The case dealt with privacy issues and modern technology. The police placed a GPS tracking device on the defendant's car ...
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East Providence Larceny Arrest

As reported by Thomas Morgan in the January 11, 2011 edition of the Providence Journal, an East Providence man has been arrested and charged with felony larceny. The man is accused of stealing jewelry ...
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Tiverton Felony Charges Amended to Misdemeanors

In May of 2011, our Client was arrested by the Tiverton Police Department and charged with attempted breaking and entering, a felony. In July of 2011, our Client was again arrested by the Tiverton ...
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Scituate Obstruction of Police Officer Charge Dismissed

In July of 2011, our Client was arrested and charged by the Scituate Police Department with obstruction of a police officer. Our Client allegedly provided police with a false name. Pursuant to Rhode ...
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Warren Arrest After Neighbor Dispute

As reported in the August 4, 2011 edition of the Providence Journal, the Warren Police Department arrested a man after he assaulted his neighbor. The man and his neighbor got into an altercation ...
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Bristol Drunk Driving Arrest

As reported in the July 27, 2011 edition of the Providence Journal, a Bristol firefighter has been arrested and charged with drunk driving ("DUI"). The arrest occurred after the man went to ...
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New Rhode Island Traffic Law

As reported by in the July 2, 2011 edition of the Providence Journal, a new seat belt law has been passed by the General Assembly. The new law makes not wearing a seat belt a "primary" traffic ...
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North Kingstown Larceny Under $500 Dismissed/Expunged

In February of 2011, our Client was arrested by the North Kingstown Police Department and charged with larceny under $500.00. Pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws 11-41-1, larceny is defined as every ...
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Tiverton Drunk Boating Arrest

As reported by Bryan Rourke in the July 6, 2011 edition of the Providence Journal, a Tiverton man was arrested and charged with boating under the influence and marijuana possession. The man's son ...
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EXPUNGEMENT LAWYER RI – Clear Your Record and Clear Your Name

The State of Rhode Island has one of the most lenient Expungement statutes in the country. Under Rhode Island law a first offender in certain cases may have their records expunged. Although often ...
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Narragansett Larceny Charge Dismissed

In March of 2011, our Client was charged by the Narragansett Police with larceny under $500.00 in violation of Rhode Island General Law 11-41-1. Larceny is defined as: Every person who shall steal any ...
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Narragansett Felony Amended to Misdemeanor

In December of 2010, our Client was charged by the Narragansett Police with (1) one count of felony breaking and entering and (2) two counts of misdemeanor larceny under $500.00. Through a series of ...
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Newport Assault Arrests

As reported by Bryan Rourke in the January 4, 2011 edition of the Providence Journal, two (2) Newport women were arrested after they began fighting with each other. Both women are now facing criminal ...
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Providence Unlawful Discharge of Firearm

As reported in the December 13, 2010 edition of the Providence Journal, a member of the Rhode Island General Assembly has been charged with illegally discharging a firearm. According to police, the ...
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