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West Warwick Man Indicted For First Degree Child Molestation in Coventry

19-year-old Chandler Cardente has accrued multiple allegations of sexual misconduct with minors since June of this year.

Chandler Cardente in Superior Court. Credit: WJAR
Chandler Cardente in Superior Court. Credit: WJAR

Chandler Cardente, 19, of Pond St., West Warwick, was indicted Wednesday by the Statewide Grand Jury with one count of first degree child molestation.

It is alleged that on or about June 12, 2013, Cardente molested a 14-year-old girl in Coventry. Coventry Police conducted the investigation. 

Cardente is scheduled to be arraigned in Kent County Superior Court on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

Recent Related Offenses

According to court records, Cardente first faced a judge in Kent County District Court back in June when he was charged with statutory rape and child molestation. West Warwick police reported he admitted having sex with a 14-year-old girl and molesting a 2-year-old boy.

In September, reports show Cardente was once again arrested following a joint investigation by West Greenwich and West Warwick police. The allegations included two counts of first-degree child molestation. In this case, detectives said Cardente admitted having sex with a 13-year-old girl, reported missing from Coventry. 

The above indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Alicarn December 05, 2013 at 03:56 PM
Lock him up forever.
Bruce Cain December 05, 2013 at 04:07 PM
i have daught and 5 grandbaby's and he is a scumbag ,if you want to have sex with someone ,try your own age . give him ten years we need to protect of kids and grandkis scumbag!!!!!!!!!!! i hope you get raped in jail if i was there and you were there and i knew what you did ,i would rape you ,you scumbag watch outr
Shannon Clark December 05, 2013 at 04:08 PM
sick admits to molesting a 2 year old baby boy..and admits to molesting a couple others sick,sick,sick..should be locked up and throw away the key.i have two babies and this just makes me so sick!!!!
Leave RI December 06, 2013 at 02:09 PM
Stay classy West Warwick.
Sandralee Dawson December 06, 2013 at 02:59 PM
whats really sad is it always reflexes on the home life and his bringing up. ive known that family for years never thought that kid would turn out that way.Its sad. and gross he should be ashamed of himself.
TheRealest Doe December 12, 2013 at 02:08 PM
Nasty bitch
Starship Trooper December 21, 2013 at 09:31 AM
A tall tree & a short rope !

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