Media Contact, Captain Benjamin Barney, Assistant Detective Commander (401) 444-1007
At 10:30 AM, Detectives charged inmate Jean Carlos Perez, age 31, having a last known address of 39 Sumner Avenue, Apartment 1, Central Falls, Rhode Island, with the following: 1) Felony Assault-Dangerous Weapon; and 2) Felony-Weapons Other than Firearms (small sharp metal object). Inmate Perez was appeared before the Honorable Judge Houlihan in Third Division District Court where no plea was entered on the felony charges. Inmate Perez was also presented as a 32(f) Superior Court Probation Violator. Judge Houlihan set bail at $5,000.00 with surety and remanded Inmate Perez to the Intake Service Center of the ACI to continue serving a six (6) month controlling sentence for Manufacturing / Delivery of a Controlled Substance.
At 7:00 PM, Detectives arrested Xi Liang Chen (alias Tim Chen), age 29, of 761 Park Avenue Apt. 1, Cranston, RI for Attempting to Cheat a Casino Game. The arrest was a result of an investigation into attempted cheating at Twin River Casino. Mr. Chen was taken into custody, processed at the Lincoln Barracks and arraigned by Justice of the Peace Joseph Rogers. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance.