Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury – Child molestation

Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury

Reported January 5, 2022


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


Lucio Lara (age 42)

Coventry, R.I.



On January 5, 2022, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Lucio Lara with two counts of first-degree child molestation and three counts of second-degree child molestation. The alleged acts occurred in the towns of Coventry and West Warwick on various days and dates between December 9, 2012 and October 14, 2016. The Coventry Police Department conducted the investigation. The defendant was arraigned on January 10, 2022 in Kent County Superior Court.