MEDIA CONTACT: Major Dennis B. Fleming, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005)
On May 16, 2018, members of the Gaming Enforcement Unit and the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested William M. Mitchell, age 22, of 18 Dartmouth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Providence, Rhode Island, on an Affidavit Arrest Warrant for the following: 1.) Two counts of Obtaining Money under False Pretenses-Over $1,500.00; 2.) Two counts of Forgery/Uttering and Publishing; and 3.) Two counts of Conspiracy. Mr. Mitchell was processed at the Lincoln Barracks and arraigned in Third Division District Court, where he was held on $5000.00 surety bail.
On May 16, 2018, members of the Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Michael R. Pelletier, age 31, of 98 Williams Street, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Possession of Child Pornography; and 2) Transfer of Child Pornography. Mr. Pelletier was arraigned in Sixth Division District Court before the Honorable Associate Judge Capraro and issued $2,000.00 surety bail with a special bail condition of limited internet access.