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Interim Report of the Washington County Grand Jury (Reported October 12, 2018)

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.

Mark Pates (age 33) 102 Bowling Lane Westerly, R.I. W1-2018-0430A

The Washington County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Mark Pates with one count of first degree sexual assault. It is alleged that on or about August 28, 2017, Pates sexually assaulted a female.

The alleged incident took place in Charlestown and the Charlestown Police Department conducted the investigation. Pates is scheduled to be arraigned in Washington County Superior Court on November 15, 2018.

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