As reported by the Providence Journal, a 54 year old RIPTA Worker was arrested by the Rhode Island State Police on charges of possession and transfer of child pornography. the arrest was the result of an investigation by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
The Worker was held at the Rhode Island State Police Barracks pending his arraignment. He had previously been terminated from his employment at RIPTA earlier in the week.
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RHODE ISLAND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES
Rhode Island child pornography charges are extremely serious and can result in lengthy prison sentences in addition to lifetime sex offender registration.
If convicted, child pornography charges carry a state prison sentence of up to 5 years in prison, up to a $5,000 fine, and be required to register as a sex offender.
If convicted of charges of transferring or reproducing child pornography, an individual faces a state prison sentence of up to 15 years in prison, up to a $5,000 fine, and be required to register as a sex offender.
If you are arrested on Rhode Island child pornography charges, you need the assistance of an experienced Rhode Island criminal defense attorney. Contact Attorney Matthew Marin at 401-228-8271 for aggressive and skilled criminal defense representation.