FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury
Reported August 26, 2020

An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

August 31, 2020                                                                              

 

Israel Gonzalez (age 48)

Providence, RI

P1-2020-2226A

 

On August 26, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Israel Gonzalez with one count of murder and one count of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury or death.

 

The alleged acts occurred in the city of Providence sometime between May 17 and May 18, 2020. The Providence Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on September 16, 2020 in Providence County Superior Court.

 

 

Joshua Maldonado (age 29)

Providence, RI

P1-2020-2400A

 

On August 26, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Joshua Maldonado with one count of first-degree child molestation.

 

The alleged act occurred in the city of Providence sometime on between February 5, 2016 and November 18, 2018. The Providence Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on September 16, 2020 in Providence County Superior Court.

 

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