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Hombre atropellado en Central Falls

Rhode Island – La policía de Central Falls anuncio el arresto de Rigoberto Vásquez de 53 años por atropellar a Gary Laramee de 51 años. El accidente ocurrió la madrugada del sábado. Vásquez está acusado de manejar bajo la influencia de licor, licencia expirada de conducir y no para en atropello de la víctima, causando daños corporales. Laramee está grave en el Hospital Rhode Island. Vásquez compareció en corte el lunes y se encuentra detenido con una fianza de $ dólares.
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Driver Comes Forward In Fatal Hit-and-Run

Providence, RI – On December 9, 2015 at approximately 17:08 hours, Providence Police responded to the area of Mount Pleasant Avenue and Cathedral Avenue for a report of a pedestrian struck. The vehicle had been operating northerly on Mount Pleasant Avenue when it struck the pedestrian before fleeing the scene.   At approximately 18:40 hours, a female by the name of Tarchae Powell (age 19) of Providence, Rhode Island walked into Providence Police Headquarters to report that she was driving the vehicle that fled from the scene after striking the pedestrian on Mount Pleasant Avenue.   Powell was later charged…
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Policia arresta sospechoso en persecusion policial

Rhode Island - En Warwick, la policía arresto a William Marrero Castejon de Providence con varios cargos incluidos los  de agresión con un arma peligrosa, y manejar bajo la influencia.  Marrero llevo a la policía en una persecución la madrugada del miércoles a través de tres comunidades antes de que embistiera un auto patrulla con un oficial y chocara con una pared.
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Federal Probe to Investigate Ferguson Police

The Justice Department will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the police department of Ferguson, Missouri, where an unarmed young black man was fatally shot by a white police officer last month. News outlets say the Justice Department will announce the investigation as early as Thursday. The probe will look into allegations that Ferguson police have engaged in a repeated pattern of abusive treatment against the town's black residents. The investigation will also look at how its officers are trained. Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis, has a majority black population, but its police force is predominantly white. The…
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HIDTA Task Force Arrest A North Providence Man On Drug Distribution Charges And Seize More Than 200 Grams Of Crack/cocaine

Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a North Providence man on drug distribution charges by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. On April 16, 2014, at approximately 8:00 , members of the HIDTA Task Force executed a court authorized search warrant at Winona Street, Building #25, Apt #9, North Providence, RI that resulted in the seizure of two hundred and eight (208) grams of crack/cocaine and $12,490 in United States currency. Kevin Hernandez, age 23, of 9 Winona Street, Building #25, Apt #9, North…
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Woman Arrested In Utah After Corpses of Seven Babies Found

Police in the state of Utah have arrested a woman after having found in her former home the corpses of seven babies that were hidden in cardboard boxes. Megan Huntsman, a 39 year old woman, has been detained in Pleasant Grove after this macabre discovery at the house in which she lived until 2011, according to police sources. Police were alerted by one of the current occupants of housing, who was cleaning the garage and after finding a box more than suspicious they realized the horrific discovery. The captain of the local police Michael Roberts, said that they opened the box and found the…
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Daniel Rodriguez Receives Consecutive Life Sentences for Double Homicide and Kidnapping

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Daniel Rodriguez, age 28, of Johnston, , pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause and was sentenced to consecutive life sentences plus an additional 50 years for the August 2013 murder of Evelyn Burgos and Vanessa Perez and the kidnapping of two-year-old Isaiah Perez. "Daniel Rodriguez is a brutal, violent killer. His violence caused the deaths of Evelyn Burgos and her daughter Vanessa Perez. No one can imagine the horrors the three children, who were in the room at the time of the murders, experienced as they saw Evelyn and…
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Seven Confirmed Dead in NY Building Collapse

New York authorities confirmed Thursday that seven bodies were recovered following the collapse of an apartment building Wednesday. At least 20 people were injured and several are still missing. The explosion caused the fire that continued through most of the day and when it got dark rescuers finally managed to enter the enclosure to rescue the victims. Wednesday night rescuers finally managed to control the fire. Harlem residents reported hearing an explosion in the five-story apartment building, located on the corner of 116th Street and Park Avenue, before it collapsed and from which could be seen a column of smoke.…
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RI State Police Arrests Suspect for Cruelty/Neglect of a Child

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a suspect for Cruelty/Neglect of a Child after Troopers discovered a one-month-old infant left alone in a residence on Marietta Street in Providence. On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at approximately 12:32 , Troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Charles Street in the City of Providence. The operator was positively identified as Dean Thompson, age 23, of 33 Marietta Street, Providence, RI. A check of Mr. Thompson in NCIC/RILETS Files revealed four active Superior Court Bench warrants and one active District…
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At Least Two Dead in East Harlem Building Collapse

The Police Department of New York reported two killed by an explosion and the collapse of two buildings in the area of Harlem. The dead were two women. Emergency crews are responding and the incident has produced at least 20 injured. At about 9:30 local time, firefighters responded to a call about the collapse of a building in East Harlem . Television footage shows smoke and dust and debris out of the fire department pouring water on the property .Neighborhood residents said they had heard an explosion in the five-story building apartment, located on the corner of 116th Street and Park…
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