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Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury (Reported February 3, 2017)

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.

Justin Laurie (age 26) 304 Admiral Street Providence, RI P1-2017-0342A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Justin Laurie with two counts of first degree sexual assault. It is alleged that on or about July 26, 2016, Laurie sexually assaulted a female.

The alleged assault took place in Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Police conducted the investigation. Laurie is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on February 22, 2017.

Jeremy Arias (age 22) 622 Elmwood Ave. Providence, RI P1-2017-0343A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Jeremy Arias with one count of first degree robbery and one count of vandalism. It is alleged that on or about June 6, 2016, Arias broke a car window and robbed an individual, with the robbery being in the first degree.

The alleged incident took place in Providence and the Providence Police conducted the investigation. Arias is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on February 22, 2017.

Stephen Sandokpa (age 21) 21 Spicer Street Providence, RI P1-2017-0344A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Stephen Sandokpa with conspiracy and first degree robbery. It is alleged that on or about June 23, 2016, Sandokpa conspired with two unknown individuals to commit robbery and that Sandokpa did rob an individual.

The alleged event took place in Providence and the Providence Police conducted the investigation. Sandokpa is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on February 22, 2107.

Keith Turbitt (age 50) 218 Paris Irons Road Chepachet, RI P1-2017-0345A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Keith Turbitt with possession of more than five kilograms of marijuana and possession with intent to deliver marijuana. It is alleged that on or about June 7, 2016, Turbitt was in possession of more than five kilograms of marijuana.

The alleged incident took place in Glocester and the Glocester Police conducted the investigation. Turbitt is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on February 22, 2107.

Sherry Knight (age 35) 87 Centre Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-0346A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Sherry Knight with one count of first degree arson, one count of breaking and entering, and one count of malicious injury to or killing of an animal. It is alleged that on or about February 6, 2015, Knight broke into the first floor residence located at 7-9 Elder Street, Providence, and set fire to it. It is further alleged that a dog that was inside the residence was killed as a result of the fire.

The Providence Police conducted the investigation. Knight is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on February 22, 2017.

Robert Martinez (age 26) 123 Summer Street Central Falls, RI P1-2017-0347A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Robert Martinez with two counts of first degree child molestation and two counts of second degree child molestation. It is alleged that on or about July 22, 2016, Martinez molested a female 14 years of age or younger, with the molestation being in the first and second degree.

The alleged incident took place in Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Police conducted the investigation. Martinez is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on February 22, 2017.

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