This weekend at least 13 Providence College students were arrested. Rhode Island is known for its universities, such as The University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Salve Regina University, Bryant University, and Johnson and Wales University. September is when Rhode Island’s universities return to school, when the bars fill up, police presence is increased, and college students get arrested. If you’ve been arrested on a criminal charge in Rhode Island, call our attorneys today for a free consultation.
Most arrests of RI college students relate to alcohol charges, including DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test, drinking in public, underage drinking, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. College students also face charges including assault and battery, drug possession, sexual assault, and theft. The attorneys at Robert E. Craven & Associates defend any type of criminal charge on a daily basis. Our attorneys work as both private criminal defense lawyers and RI prosecutors for some cities and towns. As such, we know what the prosecution can and cannot prove, what cases can be won, and how to win them.
Often, college students are arrested on minor charges but in an ultra-competitive employment climate, any criminal record can separate you from employment. Our work as a college student criminal defense attorney focuses on keeping our clients’ criminal records clean. We are dedicated to minimizing the adverse impact that a criminal charge can have on one’s record. If you’ve been charged with a crime, you need an experienced RI criminal defense attorney to represent you and ensure that your criminal charges don’t affect your future.