Final Report of the Providence County Grand Jury

Reported January 21, 2022

 

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

 

 

Luis Roman (age 31)

Providence, R.I.

P1-2022-0180AG

 

On January 21, 2022, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Luis Roman with one count of assault with intent to commit murder, one count of assault with a dangerous weapon, one count of discharging a firearm while in commission of a crime of violence, two counts of possessing a firearm while in conviction of a crime, one count of possession of a stolen firearm, one count of possession of a ghost gun, one count of domestic strangulation, one count of domestic assault with a dangerous weapon, and one count of using a firearm while in commission of a crime of violence. The alleged acts occurred in the city of Providence sometime on or about August 11, 2021. The Providence Police Department conducted the investigation. The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on January 28, 2022 in Providence Superior Court.

 

 

Marcus Jones (age 32)

Providence, R.I.

P1-2022-0181A

 

On January 21, 2022, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Marcus Jones with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy. The alleged acts occurred in the city of Providence sometime on or about August 16, 2021. The Providence Police Department conducted the investigation. The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 9, 2022 in Providence Superior Court.

 

 

Ken Appia (age 66)

Willington, C.T.

P1-2022-0182A

 

On January 21, 2022, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Ken Appia with three counts of first-degree child molestation. The alleged acts occurred in the town of Scituate on various days and dates between September 1, 2019 and March 1, 2021. The Rhode Island State Police conducted the investigation. The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 9, 2022 in Providence Superior Court.

 

 

Ted Lambert (age 50)

North Easton, M.A.

P1-2022-0183A

 

On January 21, 2022, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Ted Lambert with one count of first-degree child molestation, and six counts of second-degree child molestation. The alleged acts occurred in the town of Cumberland on various days and dates between October 14, 2008 and December 31, 2012. The Cumberland Police Department conducted the investigation. The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 9, 2022 in Providence Superior Court.

 

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