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Recent Crime News
Monday May 18 | via Patch.com
Michael R. Blalock, 26, of 77 Vale Drive, Coventry, pleaded no contest to resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to one year at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston, 30 days to serve, 11 months suspended. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via Patch.com
Police said Maureen E. Sullivan, of Cranston, warned police 20 minutes earlier that she was going to commit a violent act. A 47-year-old Cranston woman is facing charges of felony assault with a dangerous weapon, simple assault and disorderly conduct for allegedly running down an East Greenwich man with her Toyota RAV4 and then throwing his bike at him. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via Patch.com
The Rhode Island Coalition for Domestic Violence has responded to the recent arrest of Thomas Ricci, 51, a Cranston Municipal Court judge accused of beating up his girlfriend in East Greenwich after she accused him of infidelity. "We are deeply concerned about the charges in the domestic violence case involving Judge Thomas Ricci. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Patch.com
Eleven Rhode Island men have been arrested in a statewide child pornogaphy sweep, including a religious studies teacher and a sex offender. Eleven Rhode Island men have been arrested in a statewide child pornogaphy sweep, including a Barrington educator and religious school teacher and a convicted sex offender. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Patch.com
Cranston City Council President John E. Lanni Jr. said he expects the judge to recuse himself until his case is adjudicated. Thomas Ricci, the Cranston Municipal Court judge that was arrested in East Greenwich on Monday for an alleged domestic assault, will be asked to step down from the bench until his case is adjudicated. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Patch.com
A Cranston Municipal Court Judge and lawyer was arrested by East Greenwich Police on Monday for an alleged domestic altercation in their town. Thomas Ricci, 51, was arraigned today in Third Division District Court on charges of domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct and released on personal recognizance, court records show. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Turnto10.com
A newer type of identity theft is a growing problem across the country, including in Southern New England, and it's putting lives on the line. Medical identity theft puts your privacy, your finances and your safety at risk. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Examiner.com
Former Rhode Island middle school teacher, Thomas Hewes is in trouble with the law again. Hewes, who was a social studies teacher at Gorton Middle School in Warwick up until his first arrest in February 2014, was arrested on cyberstalking charges by Rhode Island State Police on April 28, 2015. Comment?
Apr 24, 2015 | via WLNE-TV Providence
State police say members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested 50-year-old Michael Defelice of Cranston on Friday during an undercover operation. Authorities say Defelice is a manager at a deck hockey rink in Cranston and a referee for adult street hockey in Warwick. Comment?
Apr 23, 2015 | via WHJJ-AM Providence
A Cranston man is pleading guilty in the October 2014 shooting death of Terry Robinson. Tevin Briggs pleaded guilty to all charges against him yesterday. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via WLNE-TV Providence
By News Staff firstname.lastname@example.org The Office of the Attorney General has announced that one of the three men charged for the October 2014 shooting death of Terry Robinson, has pleaded guilty. 25-year-old Bruce Moten, of Providence, 21-year-old Tevin Briggs, of Cranston, and 25-year-old Antonio Fortes, of Providence, were charged with murder, assault with a dangerous weapon, and conspiracy, among other charges. Comment?
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