Motor Vehicle Offenses

Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage Resulting: No Criminal Prosecution.

A Massachusetts man struck a historic fountain with his motor vehicle. Instead of remaining on scene or calling authorities, he fled the scene and drove from Rhode Island back to the ...
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Miscellaneous Offenses

Disorderly Conduct: Not Guilty After Trial

A 40-year-old adult man had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old-juvenile delinquent. Toward the end of their relationship, the boy told his family and police that the man threatened to kill ...
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Sex Crimes

First Degree and Second Degree Child Molestation: Not Guilty After Trial

A 59-year-old man was accused by his adult nephew of child molestation. The nephew, age 33, accused his uncle of molesting him on a monthly basis when the man was between the ages of 10 and 15. ...
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Domestic Violence Offenses

Assault and Battery on a Household Member: Dismissed

New Bedford Police received a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, they encountered a young woman with a large scratch on her face. Police photographed the injury as evidence. Police ...
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Sex Crimes

Federal Charges for Possessing Child Pornography: 42 Months

Federal authorities took down a Korean website that was used to host child pornography. Subscribers to the site were able to purchase child pornographic images and videos using Bitcoin. Once the ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana and Tetrahydrocannabinol: Deferred Sentence

Rhode Island State Police stopped a motorist for speeding. The vehicle was occupied solely by its driver. The officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from inside. The man admitted to smoking ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana and Possession of Tetrahydrocannabinol: Deferred Sentence.

Westerly Police stopped a motorist for speeding. The vehicle was occupied solely by its driver.   The officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from inside. The man admitted to smoking ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession of Marijuana and a Weapon: Dismissed

Police on routine patrol pulled into a park parking lot around dusk. An officer noticed a vehicle lawfully parked car in the lot with its lights on and engine running. As the officer passed, the ...
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Theft Offenses

Conspiracy and Healthcare Fraud: Probation.

A female certified nursing assistant (CNA) employed by a home health care agency was accused of conspiring with fellow co-workers to falsify time records. The object of the conspiracy was to ...
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