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Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury (Reported November 18, 2013)

Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Daniel Rodriguez, DOB: 3/26/85 82 Loretta Street Cranston, RI P1-2013-3427AG

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Daniel Rodriguez with two counts of murder, two counts of discharging a firearm while in the commission of a violent crime, one count of burglary, one count of kidnapping of a minor, one count of carrying a firearm without a license, and one count of altered serial number on a firearm.

It is alleged that on or about August 11, 2013, Rodriguez shot and killed Evelyn Burgos and her daughter Vanessa Perez. It is further alleged Rodriguez kidnapped Burgos two year old from her home.

The Johnston Police conducted the investigation. Rodriguez, who is currently held without bail, is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on November 25, 2013.

Stephanie Moniz, DOB: 12/7/89 213 Rhodes Street Providence, RI P1-2013-3428A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Stephanie Moniz with one count of first degree arson. It is alleged that on or about August 17, 2013, Moniz set fire to a building located at 207-209 Rhodes Street in Providence.

The Providence Fire Department Arson Squad conducted the investigation. Moniz is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on December 11, 2013.

Kenneth Corpening, DOB: 5/26/87 9 Noyes Avenue Providence, RI P1-2013-3429A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Kenneth Corpening with one count of first degree arson. It is alleged that on or about October 18, 2012, Corpening set fire to a building located at 10 Ninigret Avenue in Providence.

The Providence Fire Department Arson Squad conducted the investigation. Corpening is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on December 11, 2013.

Roberto Mercado, DOB: 7/16/67 9 Noyes Avenue Providence, RI P1-2013-3430A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Robert Mercado with one count of first degree arson. It is alleged that on or about September 3, 2013, Mercado, by means of fire, knowingly created a substantial risk of serious physical harm to the residents of 9 Noyes Avenue in Providence.

The Providence Fire Department Arson Squad conducted the investigation. Mercado is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on December 11, 2013.

Will Girard, DOB: 12/27/93 96 Central Pike Foster, RI P1-2013-3431A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Will Girard with one count of driving to endanger, death resulting. It is alleged that on or about May 16, 2013, Girard was travelling in excess of 100 mph when he struck a motor vehicle driven by Ms. Tracy Guy at the intersection of Route 94 and Route 6 in Foster. Ms. Guy died as a result of the injuries obtained as a result of the accident.

The Rhode Island State Police conducted the investigation. Girard is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on December 11, 2013.

Related links

Department or agency: Office of the Attorney General: Grand Jury Reports

Online: http://www.riag.ri.gov/criminal/

Release date: 11-19-2013

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