West Warwick Police Department
1162 Main Street
West Warwick, Rhode Island 02893

(401) 821-4323
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Richard Austin

Name of Offender:                       Richard J. Austin   

Age of Offender:                           52 years old

Description:                                    White male, brown hair, brown eyes, 5’9”, approx 178lbs

Resides in area of:                        145 Archambault Ave. Apt 6, WEST WARWICK, RI 02893

Convicted of:                                   Indecent Solicitation of a Child; Electronic Dissemination Indecent Material to Minor. Victim was an 11 year old female met on Facebook.

Probation:                                       Probation expires 12/1/2020



RISK LEVEL TWO:   In addition to Level One notification (other law enforcement agencies, victims/witnesses to the offence committed by the offender) law enforcement may notify schools, daycare centers/providers and other organizations that primarily serve individuals likely to encounter the offender.


The West Warwick Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to R.I. General Laws 11-37.1.-1 et seq., also known as the Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification Act. This individual is subject to community notification of his pending release pursuant to RI General Laws 11-37.1-12 of the act, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release from prison when the Sex Offender Board of Review determines that the release will enhance public safety and protection.

The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense that requires registration with the law enforcement pursuant to RI General Laws 11-37.1-1 et seq.This offender has served the sentence imposed by the courts. This offender is NOT WANTED by the police at this time. This notification is not intended to increase fear in the community. The West Warwick Police Department believes that an informed public is a safer public.

The West Warwick Police Department is available to provide you with useful information on personal safety. The West Warwick Police Department’s Sex Offender Unit may be reached at (401) 827-9048.  Or check out the West Warwick Police Web Site for more info


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