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Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury (Reported October 8, 2015)

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.

Richard Lopes (age 27)
225 Valley Street
Providence, RI

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Richard Lopes with one count of first degree sexual assault, assault with a dangerous weapon and threatening a police officer. It is alleged that on or about April 15, 2015, Lopes sexually and physically assaulted a woman. It is further alleged Lopes threatened to kill the police officer who responded to the scene.

The alleged incidents took place in Providence and the Providence Police conducted the investigation. Lopes is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on October 28, 2015.

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