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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Rhode Island State Police Arrest a North Providence Man for Possession of Child Pornography

RI - Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Friday, February 14, 2014, members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Jeffrey E. Peterson, age 41, of 444 Woodward Avenue, Apartment 38, North Providence, Rhode Island, for the alleged Possession of  Child Pornography. Mr. Peterson was arrested as a result of a joint investigation between the Rhode Island ICAC Task Force and the Essex County (New Jersey) Prosecutor's Office of a complaint from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.   The investigation…
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Organized Criminal Gambling Operation Centered in Northern Rhode Island Dismantled During the Early Morning Hours Resulting in the Arrest of 13 Individuals

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announces the arrest of 13 individuals as the result of an investigation conducted by the Rhode Island State Police and Rhode Island Department of Attorney General of an illegal organized criminal gambling operation. The investigation commenced in June of 2013 and culminated with the arrests early this morning, as well as the execution of 4 court-authorized search warrants. It is alleged that the operation was facilitated by David A. Ayotte, age 53, of 634…
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