Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A third count of second-degree child molestation — the fifth overall — was added to the list of charges against the former youth sports coach.
At a Jan. 22 arraignment hearing in Sixth District Court, a new charge of second-degree child molestation was added to the list of counts against Richard Perry, 55, of Warren, East Bay Newspapers reported today. Two of Perry's alleged victims were in the courtroom during the hearing, according to a report on eastbayri.com posted this afternoon. State Police arrested Perry in December, and charged him with two counts each of first- and second-degree child molestation. Rick Lombardi, of Providence, and Jim Phillips, of Warren, said they plan to testify at Perry's upcoming trial, the website reported. He is next scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on March 21.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Richard and Jesse Perry are each charged with felony child molestation, and remain in prison awaiting trial.
The two brothers accused of felony child molestation remain in prison awaiting trial following separate court hearings this week. Richard Perry, 55, first arrested in December on two counts each of first- and second-degree child molestation, appeared at a pre-trial hearing on Jan. 16. He is scheduled to appear at a hearing on his motion to dismiss the charges on Jan. 22. Also this week, Jesse Perry, 56, waived his right to a bail hearing on Jan. 18, East Bay Newspapers reported. Judge Elaine Bucci ordered him held at the Adult Correctional Institutions for 90 days, and imposed two no-contact orders. Jesse Perry, arrested by Bristol Police on Jan. 4, faces one count each of first- and second-degree child molestation.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Perry's attorney filed a request to dismiss the child molestation charges against the former youth sports coach and school custodian.
The bail hearing for Richard Perry originally scheduled for Jan. 10 has been moved to Jan. 16, according to online court records. His attorney, Paul DiMaio, filed a motion on Wednesday to dismisss the two first- and two second-degree child molestation charges brought by Rhode Island State Police following Perry's arrest on Dec. 13, the Rhode Island Court Connect website noted. That motion is also scheduled to be heard on Jan. 16. Until then, Perry remains held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions. Bristol Police arrested his brother, Jesse Perry, on Jan. 4 on one count each of first- and second-degree child molestation. Jesse Perry also remains held without bail at the ACi, and is due to appear at a bail hearing on Jan. 18.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Up to 45 people — some of them potential witnesses — have spoken to police about the two brothers charged with child molestation, East Bay Newspapers reported.
Bristol Police confirmed this week that upwards of 45 people have contacted the local department about Richard and Jesse Perry, the brothers currently held at the Adult Correctional Institutions following their separate arrests on child molestation charges, East Bay Newspapers reported on Tuesday. State Police arrested Richard Perry, 55, of Warren, on Dec. 13, following a six-month investigation. Bristol Police arrested Jesse Perry, 59, on Jan. 4. Richard Perry is scheduled to a bail hearing in Providence Superior Court tomorrow; Jesse Perry is due for a bail hearing on Jan. 18. The website quoted Bristol Police Chief Josh Canario as saying that the local department had investigated claims of abuse by the Perrys in the 1990s, but the …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Jesse Perry, 56, was ordered held without bail following his arraignment this morning in Sixth District Court, Providence.
East Bay Newspapers reported this morning that Jesse Perry, 56, has been ordered held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions on child molestation charges. Jesse Perry is the brother of Richard Perry, who is currently awaiting a bail hearing at the Adult Correctional Institutions on four felony counts of child molestation. Bristol Police arrested Jesse Perry on Jan. 4, according to an article on eastbayri.com posted at about 11:30 am today. Jesse Perry, a former Bristol resident, was charged with one count each of first- and second-degree child molestation, according to a press release issued by Bristol Police this afternoon. Judge William Clifton remanded Jesse Perry — a retired teacher from the Dighton-Rehoboth School …