Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury



Reported February 5, 2020

Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law.


Peter Manders (age 66)

Warwick, RI



On February 5, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Peter Manders with three counts of first-degree sexual assault, five counts of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree child molestation. 


The alleged acts occurred in the city of Warwick on diverse dates between August 1, 2016 and June 30, 2019. The Warwick Police Department conducted the investigation.


The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on February 18, 2020 in Kent County Superior Court.






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