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MEDIA CONTACT: Major Dennis B. Fleming, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005)

On July 11, 2018, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Joaquin Phoenix, age 44, of 14 Cleveland Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island, charging him as a Fugitive from Justice from the State of Massachusetts on a charge of Kidnapping/Strangulation/Domestic Assault. Mr. Phoenix was processed at the Lincoln Barracks and arraigned in Sixth District Court.

On July 11, 2018, members of Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Armais Kocharov, age 27, of 130 Silver Spring (3rd floor), Providence, Rhode Island, on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant from the Cranston Police Department for the following: 1.) Duty to Stop in Accident resulting in Injury; and 2.) Operating on a Suspended License. Mr. Kocharov was processed at Lincoln Barracks and turned over to the custody of the Cranston Police Department.

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  • Release date: 07-12-2018

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