Category: Rhode Island District

Grand Jury Indicts Two in Investigation into Robbery and Assault of U.S. Postal Carrier | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A federal grand jury on Wednesday returned an indictment charging two Providence men in connection with the alleged robbery and assault of a U.S, Postal Service carrier…

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Former Business Owner Sentenced for Failing to Disclose and Pay Taxes on More than $1.2 Million in Business Revenue | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The former owner of a Providence-based business that affixed price tags to jewelry for other companies was sentenced today to two years federal probation and ordered to…

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Tiverton Man Arrested, Charged with Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Tiverton man allegedly found to be in possession of more than 150 images and videos depicting child sexual abuse was arrested on Tuesday on a charge…

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Sixth Defendant Admits to Role in Bank Fraud Conspiracy | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Haverhill, MA, man today became the sixth defendant to admit his role in a wide-ranging scheme to defraud financial institutions in several states of more than…

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Providence Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Trafficking Fentanyl | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. –  A Providence man who admitted to participating in two deliveries of around 50 grams of fentanyl each was sentenced today to six years in federal prison. Andre…

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Business Vice President to Admit to Failing to Account For and Turn Over More Than a Million Dollars In Payroll Taxes to the IRS | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – According to an information and plea agreement filed today in U.S. District Court in Providence, the vice president of two Providence businesses, who also acted as the…

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United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha Announces Leadership Team | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha today announced the appointment of Sara Miron Bloom, a veteran federal prosecutor who amassed a diverse and exceedingly distinguished record of…

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Johnston Man Sentenced for Possessing of Child Pornography | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Johnston man who admitted to downloading and sharing images of child pornography was sentenced today to three years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Zachary…

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Pre-Prosecution Program Grant Awarded to Woonsocket Police Department | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded the Woonsocket Police Department a three-year, $819,109 grant to implement their proposed Law Enforcement Assisted Deflection, Engagement, and Retention (LEADER)…

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East Greenwich Man Admits to Possessing Child Pornography | USAO-RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – An East Greenwich man today admitted to a federal court judge that he possessed videos and images of child pornography he accessed from Dark Web sites and…

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