Military Cases

U.S. Coast Guard Application for Discharge Update: Granted and Updated to Honorable

A U.S. Coast Guard member was deprived of an administrative separation board and involuntary discharged from service with a General Discharge under Honorable Conditions after serving more than ...
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Sex Crimes

Second Degree Child Molestation: Dismissed

A teacher’s assistant, who worked in special education, was accused of touching a student’s penis.  The disabled student made the accusation after the two had a verbal altercation in class.   The ...
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Sex Crimes

Rape and Strangulation: Not Guilty After Trial

A jury acquitted a young man of First-Degree Sexual Assault (or Rape) and Domestic Strangulation in Rhode Island Superior Court.   The man was criminally charged with these offenses following ...
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Sex Crimes

Possession of Child Pornography: 30 Months

Department of Homeland Security and other law enforcement agencies conducted an online investigation into the distribution of child pornography. The investigation led them to an Idaho man ...
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Domestic Violence Offenses

Domestic Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct: Dismissed

Two spouses visiting Newport, RI had a verbal argument and physical altercation inside of their hotel room. Hotel guests heard loud voices and noises coming from the couple’s room. Police were ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana: Dismissed

A married couple, each with medical marijuana licenses, was engaged in a large-scale marijuana grow operation. Police received a tip that the couple was growing marijuana in multiple locations ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Motion to Suppress 50 Pounds of Marijuana: Granted

Rhode Island State Police performed a traffic stop of a vehicle with a New York registration that was speeding. Police approached the licensed operator who was driving the rental vehicle. After ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana: Reduced to Misdemeanor with Probation

Rhode Island State Police performed a traffic stop of a car they observed to be speeding. Upon approaching the vehicle and encountering the operator, police detected an odor of marijuana. The ...
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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana: Probation

Police conducted a long-term undercover narcotics investigation of a home where they believed drugs were being stored and sold. Their observations culminated with obtaining a search warrant for ...
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