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On February 26, 2021 members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force and Central Falls Police Department arrested Samuel Kpanan, age 31, of 1270 Broad Street, 2nd floor, Central Falls RI on 1) Affidavit/Arrest warrant from the Cranston Police for Violation of No Contact (3rd) 2) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-Arraignment on a charge of Domestic Breaking and Entering 3) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Violation hearing on a Breaking and Entering charge 4) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Violation Hearing on original charge of Possession with Intent to Deliver and 5) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Violation Hearing on original charge of Carrying a Pistol. Kpanan was processed at the Lincoln Barracks and turned over to Cranston Police Department.

On February 26, 2021, at approximately 8:00 AM, members of the Major Crimes Unit and Wickford Barracks arrested Harry Edwards, age 69, of 71 Grant Avenue, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, for 1st Degree Sexual Assault. Mr. Edwards was processed at the Wickford Barracks, and arraigned in Washington County Superior Court. Mr. Edwards' bail was set at $10,000 with surety and a no contact order with the victim was issued.

On Friday, February 26, 2021, at approximately 9:00 AM, members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Zacharie Gill, age 25, of 475 School Street - Apartment 609, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, for an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant from the Providence Police Department for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Mr. Gill was processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks and turned over to the Providence Police Department.

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  • Department or agency: Rhode Island State Police
  • Online: http://risp.ri.gov
  • Release date: 02-27-2021

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