MEDIA CONTACT: Lieutenant Brian Casilli, Acting Detective Commander
On November 1, 2012, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Bert Merrill, age 42, of 490 Victory Highway, North Smithfield, RI, on a Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Pay Restitution on a Larceny charge. Merrill was processed at the Lincoln Barracks and turned over to Providence Superior Court officials.
On November 1, 2012, Detectives assigned to the ACI charged inmate Terry Lee, age 39, having a last known address of 14 Grotto Avenue, 1st Floor, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, with the following: 1) Conveyance of unauthorized articles to or from institutions; and 2) Unlawful possession of telecommunications devices. Inmate Lee appeared before the Honorable Judge Houlihan, where no plea was entered on the felony charge. Judge Houlihan set bail at $5,000 personal recognizance and scheduled a pre-arraignment conference date for January 2, 2013. Inmate Lee was also presented as a probation and bail violator and was subsequently remanded to the Adult Correctional Institutions to await trial on previous charges of felony shoplifting and violation of a no contact order, as well as the current charge.