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Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury (Reported February 27, 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.

Willie Turner, age 46 160 High Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2015-0606A

The Providence County Grand Jury reported out a secret indictment charging Willie Turner with six counts of first degree child molestation, two counts of second degree child molestation and one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

It is alleged that on or about dates between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 1991, Turner molested a boy 14 years of age or younger on multiple occasions, with the molestation being in the first and second degree. It is further alleged that Turner assaulted the boy with a knife.

The alleged incidents took place in Providence and the Providence Police conducted the investigation. Turner was arraigned today in Providence County Superior Court and ordered held without bail.

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