RI State Police Charge Providence Man with Presenting False Documents to Traffic Tribunal


SCITUATE, RI — Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State
Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that on June 28,
2017 members of the Rhode Island State Police arrested the following individual for
Perjury, Forgery and Counterfeiting, and Giving a False Document to a Public

* Gabriel Perez, age 27, of 30 Mount Vernon Street, Providence, Rhode Island

The investigation and subsequent arrest was the result of a complaint filed by Chief
Magistrate William R. Guglietta of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. On January 25,
2017, Gabriel Perez was issued a summons by the Providence Police for operating a
vehicle with tinted windows. That violation requires a hearing at the Rhode Island
Traffic Tribunal. On May 30, 2017 at his hearing, Mr. Perez presented a «Certificate
of Medical Exemption from Maximum Window Tint» to the Court. That certificate was
determined to be fraudulent. Also, while under oath before Magistrate Abbate, Mr.
Perez testified that he obtained the certificate from the Division of Motor
Vehicles. This testimony was verified to be false.

Gabriel Perez was arraigned on June 28, 2017 in the Third Division District Court
before the Honorable Associate Justice Mary E. McCaffrey. No plea was entered and he
was released on $5,000.00 personal recognizance. He was given a Pre-Arraignment
Conference date of September 28, 2017 in Providence Superior Court.