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Interim Report of the Kent County Grand Jury (Reported January 28, 2014)

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John Cavanagh, DOB: 1/27/60
9340 Marler Road
Spring Hill, FL
K-2014-0079A

The Kent County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging John Cavanagh with one count of first degree sexual assault, one count of second degree of second degree sexual assault and four counts of second degree child molestation.

It is alleged that on or about dates between January 8, 1992 and January 8, 1995, and again on dates between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 1997, Cavanagh molested a person fourteen years of age or younger, with the molestation being in the second degree. It is further alleged that on or about dates between September 1, 1999 and November 29, 1999, Cavanagh sexually assaulted an individual, with the sexual assault being in the first and second degree.

The alleged events took place in Warwick and the Warwick Police conducted the investigation. Cavanagh was arraigned in Kent County Superior Court on February 21, 2014 and is being held without bail.

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

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

Release date: 02-26-2014

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