NOVEMBER 26, 2013 0930hrs


Police have arrested 32 year old David Wayne Hazard, of North Kingstown on various charges stemming from an incident in Warwick early Saturday morning.

Police were called to a home on West Shore Rd around 4am Saturday morning for a disturbance. Detectives determined that Hazard had entered the home, physically and sexually assaulted the victim and later left the residence with prescription medication belonging to the victim. Police believe that Hazard may have been familiar with the victim.

Hazard was located a short time later by police and taken into custody. He was charged with sexual assault, theft and battery. Hazard was held at the ACI over the weekend and appeared in court on Monday where he was ordered held pending a bail hearing. Hazard will also be presented to the court as a probation and parole violator stemming from previous, unrelated charges.

Contact: Detective Lieutenant David DeAngelis