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August 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A Massachusetts man charged with shooting his girlfriend's former husband at a Puerto Rican festival in Providence, R.I., and wounding a 13-year-old boy and two other bystanders was ordered held in a Boston jail. His arrest came after a newspaper photographer from the Providence Journal, assigned to take photos at the street fair, snapped a photo of him carrying a gun in one hand, fleeing the scene.
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August 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A Massachusetts man charged with shooting his girlfriend's former husband at a Puerto Rican festival in Providence, R.I., and wounding a 13-year-old boy and two other bystanders was ordered held in a Boston jail. His arrest came after a newspaper photographer from the Providence Journal, assigned to take photos at the street fair, snapped a photo of him carrying a gun in one hand, fleeing the scene.
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January 10, 1987 | United Press International
Police officials said Friday they have sent bullet fragments for FBI analysis and devised a plan they hope will snare a sniper who has wounded four people in a monthlong spree on the Rhode Island-Massachusetts border. "We don't have anything solid," State Police Capt. Michael Urso said of the latest shooting, which wounded a man Thursday night. "We checked out a car that was seen near the scene, but there's no connection."
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February 11, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Superior Court jury Friday convicted Peter T. Trepanier on 27 counts stemming from a series of sniper attacks that terrorized northern Rhode Island two winters ago. The jury found Trepanier guilty of six counts each of assault with intent to commit murder and conspiracy to commit murder, resulting from six sniper attacks that left four people wounded in Cumberland and North Smithfield in December, 1986, and January, 1987. The jury also convicted Trepanier of three counts of first-degree
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February 11, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Superior Court jury Friday convicted Peter T. Trepanier on 27 counts stemming from a series of sniper attacks that terrorized northern Rhode Island two winters ago. The jury found Trepanier guilty of six counts each of assault with intent to commit murder and conspiracy to commit murder, resulting from six sniper attacks that left four people wounded in Cumberland and North Smithfield in December, 1986, and January, 1987. The jury also convicted Trepanier of three counts of first-degree
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October 10, 1987 | Associated Press
Two men described as best friends and former classmates were charged Friday in a string of sniper attacks on isolated homes last winter, and relieved residents said they do not expect to spend another Christmas behind closed curtains. Five people were injured, two of them seriously, in 11 shootings from Dec. 8, 1986, to Jan. 8. Until Thursday, authorities had been baffled by the crimes, for which no motive has been determined. Rhode Island authorities charged Peter T.
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October 10, 1987 | Associated Press
Two men described as best friends and former classmates were charged Friday in a string of sniper attacks on isolated homes last winter, and relieved residents said they do not expect to spend another Christmas behind closed curtains. Five people were injured, two of them seriously, in 11 shootings from Dec. 8, 1986, to Jan. 8. Until Thursday, authorities had been baffled by the crimes, for which no motive has been determined. Rhode Island authorities charged Peter T.
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January 10, 1987 | United Press International
Police officials said Friday they have sent bullet fragments for FBI analysis and devised a plan they hope will snare a sniper who has wounded four people in a monthlong spree on the Rhode Island-Massachusetts border. "We don't have anything solid," State Police Capt. Michael Urso said of the latest shooting, which wounded a man Thursday night. "We checked out a car that was seen near the scene, but there's no connection."
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