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Who was arrested in Providence last night?



The action in Providence last night that included vandalism, arson and clashes with the police resulted in 61 arrests, according to a list provided by the Providence Police Department. The list, which included the names of the adults arrested, included the dates of birth, city of residence, gender and race of those arrested.

Of those arrested, 28 were from Providence, five were from Massachusetts, hailing from Boston, Dorchester, Lynn, New Bedford and Roxbury.

Those arrested not from Providence or Massachusetts came from Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Providence, East Greenwich, Hope, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, Pawtucket and Warwick.

There were 55 adults and six juveniles arrested. 34 of those arrested were identified as Black, 24 were white. Only six of those arrested were women.

The oldest person arrested was a black man born in 1968, the youngest were two white males born in 2005. 26 of those arrested were over the age of 21.

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The charges of those who were arraigned today so far include receiving stolen goods, resisting arrest, breaking into stores and disorderly conduct, according to the Providence Journal.

Steve Ahlquist is a frontline reporter in Rhode Island. He has covered human rights, social justice, progressive politics and environmental news for nearly a decade.

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