Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury
Reported February 8, 2024

 

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

 

Paige Burbank (age 20)

Taunton, MA

P1-2024-0467A

 

On February 8, 2024, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Paige Burbank with one count of first-degree robbery and one count of conspiracy.

 

The alleged act occurred in the city of East Providence on or about July 25, 2023. The East Providence Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 28, 2024, in Providence County Superior Court.

 

Tyrease Francis (age 25)

Taunton, MA

P1-2024-0467C

 

On February 8, 2024, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Tyrease Francis with one count of first-degree robbery and one count of conspiracy.

 

The alleged act occurred in the city of East Providence on or about July 25, 2023. The East Providence Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 28, 2024, in Providence County Superior Court.

 

Anthony Francis (age 25)

Taunton, MA

P1-2024-0467C

 

On February 8, 2024, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Anthony Francis with one count of first-degree robbery and one count of conspiracy.

 

The alleged act occurred in the city of East Providence on or about July 25, 2023. The East Providence Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 28, 2024, in Providence County Superior Court.

 

Javier Camacho Garcia (age 49)

Central Falls, RI

P1-2024-0468ADV

 

On February 8, 2024, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Javier Camacho Garcia with two counts of first-degree domestic sexual assault, one count of domestic simple assault, and one count of domestic disorderly conduct.

 

The alleged acts occurred in the city of Central Falls on diverse dates between February 1, 2023 and May 23, 2023. The Central Falls Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 28, 2024, in Providence County Superior Court.

 

Raymond Dillon (age 44)

Riverside, RI

P1-2024-0469A

 

On February 8, 2024, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Raymond Dillon with one count of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, and two counts of simple assault.

 

The alleged act occurred in the town of Smithfield on or about June 24, 2023. The Smithfield Police Department conducted the investigation.

 

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 28, 2024, in Providence County Superior Court.

 

 

Authorities say one person is dead after the driver of a stolen 18-wheeler intentionally crashed into a Texas DPS office. DPS officials say at least 14 people were hurt after the truck crashed into the office in Brenham. DPS says the driver has been arrested and was angry he was denied a commercial driver's license yesterday.        House Speaker Mike Johnson is appearing alongside Former President Trump at Mar-a-Lago this afternoon. The two are holding a news conference focused on election integrity. The event comes as Johnson faces threats from some conservative Republicans to oust him as speaker if he moves forward with Ukraine funding.        The vice president is in Arizona today to talk about abortion. This comes after the state supreme court upheld a near-total ban on abortions that was put in place 160 years ago. Kamala Harris is in Tucson [[ Too-sahn ]] for an event focusing on the Biden administration's efforts to keep abortion legal.       New data shows which U.S. cities have been hit the hardest by rising inflation. Wallet Hub reports Honolulu, Miami, St. Louis, Seattle, Dallas, and the San Bernardino area in southern California are dealing with inflation rates above the national average. This week, the Labor Department showed inflation rising for the third straight month.       Gas prices keep rising. Triple-A says the average price for regular gas has gone up about 20 cents a gallon over the past month. The national average now sits at three-63. They predict gas prices will get even higher as peak driving season starts and refineries switch to more expensive summer gasoline.       Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter has surrendered to authorities. Ippei Mizuhara [[ EE-pay mizu-HARA ]] is accused of stealing 16 million dollars from the Los Angeles Dodgers superstar to satisfy a sports gambling habit. Mizuhara is now in federal custody and is expected to make his first court appearance on bank fraud charges at 1 p.m. local time in Los Angeles.