MEDIA CONTACT: Captain Michael J. Winquist, Detective Commander (401-444-1008)
On January 31, 2013, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Massachusetts State Police arrested Charles M. Cruz, age 34, of 51 State Avenue #3, Tiverton, RI, as a Fugitive from Justice from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for a charge of Sexual Assault - Rape. Mr. Cruz was processed at the Wickford Barracks and arraigned in Fourth District Court, where he waived extradition proceedings. Mr. Cruz was then turned over to the custody of the Massachusetts State Police.
On January 31, 2013, Detectives assigned to the ACI charged Arnaldo Sostre, age 18, of 58 Dartmouth Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, with Juvenile Escape offenses. Mr. Sostre was processed at State Police Headquarters and arraigned in Third Division District Court. Mr. Sostre was subsequently remanded to the custody of the Rhode Island Training School to continue serving his sentence.