Rhode Island Special Education Teacher Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Killingly

This article was published on: 02/9/20 3:17 AM by Mike Minarsky

On July 10, 2019, Connecticut State Police were dispatched to a complaint of a sexual assault. The victim and mother of the victim reported that on July 4, 6 days previous, that her 9 year old daughter stated to her that her “Uncle” who actually is just a family friend, 29 year old Nicholas Oliveira had touched her chest and he also looked at her “inappropriate parts” while camping at Hideaway Cove Campground in Killingly the previous summer on 7/21/2018.

Eastern District Major Crime Squad assumed the investigation

After an extensive investigation an arrest warrant was issued for Oliviera. ON 2/8/2020, Oliviera turned himself in to Connecticut State Police at 10:55 AM. He was taken into custody and charged with 2 counts of 1st degree sexual assault and 2 counts of risk of injury to a minor. Oliviera is out on $100,000 bond and is due in Danielson Superior Court on February 18, 2020.

Oliviera is employed as a special education teacher at Ashton School in Cumberland, RI.  During the investigation through communication between Connecticut State Police and Det. O’Connor of the Cumberland Police Department that Oliviera was being investigated for 2nd degree child molestation in which Oliviera was arrested for.

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