Warwick man charged with child molestation

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Warwick man has been charged in Kent County Superior Court with multiple counts of second-degree child molestation following his arrest on May 27, 2023.

On July 14, 2023, the Office of the Attorney General charged Steven Porricelli (age 52), by way of criminal information, with five counts of second-degree child molestation.

As alleged in the criminal information, the defendant sexually assaulted a victim, under the age of 14, multiple times at a home in Warwick on or about May 19, 2023.

The Warwick Police Department conducted the investigation.

The defendant is scheduled for a pre-trial conference on August 18, 2023, in Kent County Superior Court.