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Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury (Reported December 3, 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.

Benjamin Baumann, DOB: 8/23/91
13 Standish Avenue
Providence, RI
P1-2013-3642A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Benjamin Baumann with one count of burglary, two counts of first degree robbery, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, one count of vandalism and one count of conspiracy.

It is alleged that on or about May 6, 2013, Baumann, along with previously indicted co-conspirator Michael Thibodeau (P1-2013-2486A) and two unnamed co-conspirators, conspired to and did burglarize a home. It is further alleged that while committing the burglary, Baumann robbed the occupants of the home and assaulted them with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a firearm. It is additionally alleged that Baumann damaged a sliding glass door at the house.

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

Charles Dowd, DOB: 1/28/62
20 Bellcourt Avenue
North Providence, RI
P1-2013-3643ADV

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Charles Dowd with one count of domestic simple assault and one count of refusal to relinquish a telephone.

It is alleged that on or about April 20, 2013, Dowd assaulted a women with whom he had a relationship. It is further alleged that Dowd refused to relinquish a telephone.

The Johnston Police conducted the investigation. Dowd is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on December 11, 2013.

Brian Fitzgerald, DOB: 8/10/95
152 Church Street
Woonsocket, RI
P1-2013-3645AG

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Brian Fitzgerald with two counts of burglary, four counts of conspiracy, two counts of first degree robbery, two counts of carrying a firearm without a license and two counts of using a firearm while committing a crime of violence.

It is alleged that on or about March 6, 2013, Fitzgerald, along with previously indicted co-conspirators Kyeme Gallagher (P1-2013-1976AG), Charles Perry (P1-2013-1976BG), Charles Welch (P1-2013-1976BG) and Andrew Perry (P1-2013-1976BG), burglarized a home in Burrillville, robbing the individual of the residence at gun point and using an unlicensed firearm.

Additionally, it is alleged that on or about March 24, 2013, Fitzgerald and the four above-named co-conspirators, along with previously indicted co-conspirators Joshua Gagne (P1-2013-1976EG) and Randy Santana (P1-2013-1976FG), burglarized a home in Woonsocket. It is further alleged that Fitzgerald and his accomplices robbed the occupants of the home and used an unlicensed firearm to do so.

At the time of the alleged incident, Fitzgerald was a juvenile. He was waived out of Family Court to be tried as an adult.

The Woonsocket and Burrillville Police conducted the investigation. Fitzgerald 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: 12-04-2013

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