Miscellaneous Offenses

Animal Cruelty, Abuse and Maltreatment: Dismissed at Trial

North Providence dog owner was charged with Animal Cruelty, Abuse, and Maltreatment against his German Shepard. He acquired the dog as a puppy and raised it in his own image. Over the years, the ma...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession of Heroin, Fentanyl and Unlicensed Firearm: Dismissed After Motion to Suppress

A drug trafficker well known to police was stopped for driving a vehicle that appeared to have illegal tint on its windows. Undercover gang task force officers made this observation from their unma...
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Assault Offenses

Felony Assault: Dismissed

A young woman was criminally charged with felony assault or assault with a dangerous weapon following her involvement in an altercation with another female at a house party. A male friend in common...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Co-Defendants Charged with Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Deliver Heroin: Probation

Local and state law enforcement authorities conducted a wide scale, wiretap drug investigation.   Their efforts centered on a Rhode Island-based drug trafficking orga...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession of Marijuana on a Military Base: Dismissed

Federal authorities charged a civilian for entering a military base while in possession of marijuana.  All entrants onto the base are subject to a potential random se...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Federal Investigation for Shipping Marijuana by Mail and Transporting Marijuana Across State Lines: Case Closed with No Criminal Charges or Prosecution

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigated a Rhode Island man for crossing state lines with marijuana and then attempting to ship it using the mail s...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Marijuana Trafficking: Dismissed After Motion to Suppress Granted

A Massachusetts man was charged with Marijuana Trafficking after state police and other law enforcement officers discovered him in possession of several hundred pounds of marijuana. It all began wh...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Minor in Possession of Alcohol: Dismissed

Local police conducted an undercover sting and investigation at local beaches seeking to identify minors in possession of alcohol.   These seasonal law enforcement ef...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Distribution of Heroin and Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin: Dismissed

A man was charged with Conspiracy and Distribution of Heroin.  These charges followed surveillance by New Bedford Police of what they suspected to be a drug transacti...
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