According to the RI Department of Public Safety, in 2013 alone there were over 2900 criminal juvenile cases recorded in the State of Rhode Island. Over seventy-five percent of the juvenile crimes involved children between the ages of 14-17 years old. These crimes included offenses such as assault, court violations, warrants, drug offenses, larceny, disorderly behavior, weapons and sex offenses.
In 2013, the Unit prosecuted 88 juveniles for school violence cases, not including the wayward offenses handled by municipalities. The range of offenses that occurred on school property included assault, breaking and entering, drug offenses, possession of weapons and bomb threats.
Experienced Juvenile Crimes Lawyer
There are thousands of reports and articles highlighting the statistics of juvenile crimes in great detail. Some of these published pieces shed an unfair light on the problems of juvenile crime. RI Criminal Defense Attorney Chad Bank understands the significance of a juvenile facing criminal charges. His years of experienced criminal defense cases have given him a keen advantage in handling juvenile and adult criminal law cases.
Hiring an experienced juvenile crimes lawyer is vital for the representation of your case. Attorney Bank is available to discuss your legal matters 24/7. Our firm is prepared to give your case the time and attention it deserves. Don't leave your future to chance. Call (401) 229-5088 to schedule your consultation today.