Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Alfredo Valentine (age 30), formerly of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday, on the day of trial, before Superior Court Justice Kristin Rodgers to one count of first degree child molestation and one count of second degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Valentine was sentenced to a total of 35 years, with 13 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation. In addition, Valentine was ordered to have no contact with his two victims, must undergo sex offender counseling, and is required to comply with the state's sex offender registration and community notification statute upon release from prison.
Had the case proceed to trial, the State was prepared to prove that on multiple occasions between January 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, Valentine molested two young girls known to him. The children disclosed the abuse to their mother in June 2015, who in turn contacted the Providence Police. One of the girls was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center at Day One.
"The trauma of being molested by a trusted adult is something no child should have to experience," said Attorney General Kilmartin. "Thankfully, these young girls found the strength to disclose their abuse that sent this monster to prison."
Detective Koren Garcia led the investigation and Special Assistant Attorney General Katelyn Revens prosecuted the case on behalf of the Office of Attorney General.