State Trooper Arrested for Assault in Rhode Island

This article was published on: 03/26/20 5:21 PM by Mike Minarsky

MIDDLETOWN (March 26, 2020) – On March 26, 2020, Connecticut State Police learned that Trooper Marwing Pena was arrested by the Pawtucket Rhode Island Police Department and charged with disorderly conduct and simple assault. Pena was arrested in Rhode Island and was arraigned in Providence District Court on March 26, 2020

As a result of the arrest, a State Police supervisor has seized Pena’s department firearms, badge, identification, and police cruiser. Pena’s police powers have been suspended and an internal affairs investigation is underway. Pena has been employed by the State Police since October 2018. Any questions related to the arrest should be directed to the Pawtucket Rhode Island Police Department. 

Trooper Pena is assigned to Troop D Danielson

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