FBI Arrests Hopkinton Man for Role in Jan. 6 Insurrection
HOPKINTON, RI — Earlier today, special agents and officers with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force in Rhode Island arrested William B. Cotton, 53, in Hopkinton, for his documented involvement […]
Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Indecent Solicitation of Child Near Winslow Park
WARWICK, RI — A West Warwick man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after admittedly attempting to solicit a child for indecent purposes near Winslow Park Jan. […]
Man Admits to 2017 Warwick Drug Trafficking Fentanyl, Cocaine, Heroin
PROVIDENCE – A Providence man is awaiting sentencing in federal court after admitting to the court to drug trafficking of fentanyl, cocaine and heroin in Warwick. According to United States […]
Providence Man Found Guilty of Attempting Sex With Child
PROVIDENCE — A realtor from the East Side of Providence has been found guilty by a federal court jury of attempting to have sex with a 10 year-old girl through […]
Cape Cod Man Sentenced to Three Years Supervised Release for Trafficking 230 grams of Methamphetamine
PROVIDENCE – A Provincetown, MA, man found passed out in a vehicle in Warwick by police with about 230 grams of methamphetamine in 2017 was sentenced to three years supervised […]
Warwick Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Sex Trafficking Sixteen-Year-Old Girl
PROVIDENCE, RI – A Warwick man was sentenced today to seven years in federal prison for trafficking a 16-year-old female in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for prostitution. Michael Sabatino, 26, […]
Warwick Tax Preparer Indicted for Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns
A federal grand jury indicted Warwick-based tax preparer Ray Petrarca, owner of Stratus Financial Group at 3220 Post Road, on Tuesday, on charges of preparing and filing fraudulent tax returns in the names of his clients.
Two Indicted for Sex Trafficking Minor in Warwick, Queens Hotels
PROVIDENCE, RI — A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment Tuesday alleging that two Rhode Island men sex trafficked a 17-year-old Rhode Island girl at hotels in Warwick and […]
Warwick Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Distribution, Faces 20 Years in Prison
Sami-Joe Daou, 27, of Warwick, pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence Thursday to possessing and distributing child pornography, and faces 5-20 years in federal prison at his sentencing in February.
Rovinski Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Conspiracy, Faces 22 years in Prison
Boston, MA — A repentant Nicholas Rovinski, 26, of Warwick, agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to aid the Islamic State (ISIL), and conspiracy to commit international terrorism,as part of a trio […]
Warwick, Providence Men Detained on Drug, Conspiracy Charges in FBI, CPD Case
PROVIDENCE, RI — The FBI and Cranston Police Department cooperated in the arrest of two men, one from Providence and another from Warwick, on July 26 following electronic surveillance of six […]
Felon Pleads Guilty to 2015 Illegal Firearm Possession
A Central Falls man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Providence to being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2015, when a RI State Trooper caught him with a loaded 9MM Baikal Makarov IJ-70 pistol while he was riding in a car on Rte. 95 in Warwick.