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Interim Report of the Newport County Grand Jury (Reported September 12, 2014)

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.

John Tingstad, age 26
20 Attleboro Avenue
Portsmouth, RI

The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging John Tingstad with two counts of first degree child molestation.

It is alleged that on or about March 29, 2014, Tingstad molested a child 14 years of age or younger.

The alleged events took place in Portsmouth, and the Portsmouth Police conducted the investigation. Tingstad is scheduled to be arraigned in Newport County Superior Court on October 16, 2014.

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