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On Thursday, February 25, 2021, at approximately 6:30 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Joseph L. Anderson, age 30, of 14 Mowry Avenue, Apt #1, Johnston, Rhode Island, as a Fugitive from Justice out of the State of Massachusetts for a Violation of a No Contact Order originating from the Mansfield Police Department. Mr. Anderson was processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks and transported to Sixth District Court where he was arraigned and released into the custody of the Mansfield PD.

On February 25, 2021, at approximately 6:00 AM, members of the Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Nicholas Vagnini, age 25, of 31 Poisson Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Possession of Child Pornography. Mr. Vagnini was processed and arraigned in Sixth District Court before the Honorable Associate Judge Smith. Judge Smith set bail at $5,000 personal recognizance with the special bail conditions of restricted Internet access and no unsupervised contact with minors.

On February 25, 2021, at approximately 9:00 AM, members of the Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Gail Morris, age 51, of 81 Alhambra Circle, Cranston, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Access to a Computer for Fraudulent Purposes; and 2) Computer Trespass. Ms. Morris was arraigned in Third District Court before the Honorable Associate Judge Bucci and issued $5,000.00 personal recognizance bail with special bail conditions of limited internet use.

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, at approximately 8:15 AM, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Kyndall Hutchins, age 33, of 1915 Hill Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida as a Fugitive from Justice out of the State of Florida for the following charge: Failure to Appear for two (2) counts of Unlawful Sexual Activity, originating out of the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Fort Myers, Florida. Mr. Hutchins was taken into custody without incident, processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks and then arraigned as Fugitive from Justice at Sixth Division District Court.

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, at approximately 10:45 AM, members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Louis R. Medico, age 34, of 35 Schofield Street - Apartment 4, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, for the following: 1.) Providence County Superior Court Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on the original charge of Grand Theft originating from the Lincoln Police Department; 2.) Washington County Superior Court Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on the original charge of Grand Theft originating from the Warwick Police Department; 3.) Providence County Superior Court Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on the original charge of Robbery originating from the Pawtucket Police Department; and 4.) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on the original charge of Vandalism originating from the Pawtucket Police Department. Mr. Medico was processed at the Wickford Barracks and turned over to Kent County Superior Court.

At 2:00 AM, members of the Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Gil Diroche, age 22, of 20 Park Street apt #22, Lynn, MA for 1) Larceny Under $1,500 and 2) Willful Trespass. The subject was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks where he was processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and then released pending a future court date.

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  • Department or agency: Rhode Island State Police
  • Online: http://risp.ri.gov
  • Release date: 02-26-2021

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