Rhode Island's Most Wanted

The Rhode Island Most Wanted website was created in April of 2005 to aid in the identification of unknown subjects by disseminating photographs taken during crimes. The site is currently maintained by the Rhode Island State Fusion Center. It features photographs of unidentified subjects taken during the commission of crimes. Identified suspects will also be featured at times. To view additional details about an incident or suspect, click on the suspect's image. If you recognize anyone, you are encouraged to contact the law enforcement officer investigating the incident immediately.

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Rhode Island's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives

The Rhode Island State Police has joined forces with the United States Marshal's Office and the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a coordinated effort to track and locate known violent offenders. The Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force (VFTF) was formulated to target subjects who are wanted for violent crimes in the area. The Task Force also targets prison escapees, parole violators and violent juvenile offenders.

CAUTION:

The individuals on this page are wanted for serious and often violent crimes. If you believe you know the location of one of these fugitives DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TAKE ANY ACTION ON YOUR OWN! If you have information concerning any of the individuals on this page, contact the Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force or the Rhode Island State Police immediately.

Anonymous Fugitive Information Tip Line: (401) 921-8131

Task Force Phone: (401) 921-8130

State Police Main Number: (401) 444-1000

Task Force Fax: (401) 921-8137

Task Force Email: vftf@risp.gov

In person:
Rhode Island State Police Headquarters
311 Danielson Pike
North Scituate, RI 02857

Top 10 Wanted Fugitives

Kongvannark Maloney

Kongvannark "Ricky" Maloney

D.O.B: 11/18/1991
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Sex: Male
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 155 pounds
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Last Known Address: 21 Benedict Street, Providence, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: Ricky Maloney
Remarks:

Charges: First Degree Murder
Originating Agency: Providence Police Department
History: Maloney is wanted for the fatal shooting of an individual on August 9, 2013 in the City of Providence, Rhode Island.
Status: At large


Jonathan D. Espinal Jonathan D. Espinal

Jonathan D. Espinal

D.O.B: 12/7/1989
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sex: Male
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 125 pounds
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
RI - SID: 10175317
Last Known Address: 167 Grand Street, Providence, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: Pesao
Remarks: Subject may have fled to New York or Mexico. He is a known gang member of the M.O.P. (Members of Pine)

Charges: Felony Assault With A Firearm
Originating Agency: Providence Police Department
History: Espinal is wanted for the shooting of two men sitting in a parked car outside the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence on Oxford Street in the City of Providence, Rhode Island on March 18, 2011.
Status: At large


Alex Vigniero

Alex Vigniero

D.O.B: 5/16/1974
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sex: Male
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 140 pounds
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
RI - SID: None
Last Known Address: 103 Waldo Street, Providence, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: Luis Gonzalez-Caban, "Puto", 4/17/1978
Remarks: Subject possesses a Massachusetts ID. Subject is an illegal immigrant.

Charges: First Degree Murder
Originating Agency: Providence Police Department
History: Vigniero is wanted for a murder that occurred on March 7, 2008 at 103 Waldo Street, Providence, Rhode Island. A Federal warrant has been issued for his arrest by U.S. Department of Homeland Security as an illegal immigrant. He was last seen operating RI Passenger Registration GT-373 displayed on a blue 2000 Nissan Maxima.
Status: At large


Dennys P. Cabrera

Dennys P. Cabrera

D.O.B: 4/22/1984
Race/Ethnicity: Black
Sex: Male
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180 pounds
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
RI - SID: 10152256
Last Known Address: 31 Gladstone Street, Providence, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: None known
Remarks: Subject is from the Dominican Republic. Subject may have fled to New York.

Charges: First Degree Murder
Originating Agency: Providence Police Department
History: Cabrera shot and killed Nairobi Acosta on November 4, 2007 as he exited an after hours party at 76 Baxter Street, Providence, Rhode Island. Cabrera also shot and wounded Claudio Nieves, who was standing outside the residence.
Status: At large


Sergio Salazar

Sergio Salazar

D.O.B: 1/16/1975
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sex: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 170 pounds
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
RI - SID: 9912246
Last Known Address: 165 Knight Street, Providence, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: Sergio Salazar-Ascencio
Remarks: Subject was born in Guatemala

Charges: First Degree Murder
Originating Agency: Providence Police Department
History: Salazar is wanted for a homicide that occurred at 26 Shiloh Street, Providence on February 16, 2000. He was indicted in 2003 after being arrested in 2000 and then set free.
Status: At large


Ronald L. Fischer

Ronald L. Fischer

D.O.B: 1/26/1956
Race/Ethnicity: White
Sex: Male
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190 pounds
Hair: Reddish-brown
Eyes: Hazel
RI - SID: 10103556
Last Known Address: 61 Sleepy Hollow Road, East Greenwich, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: Ron Stevenson, Jeff Fischer, Jeff Fisher, Steve Harris, Emery Fischer, Robert Anderson, "Kevin", John Crawford, Ronald Pinsky, Ron Moidel, Carl Benedict, Dr. Steven Greenwood, Dr. Antonell, Robert Burgess, Robert Kruger, Gary Johnson, Dr. Henry Stevenson, 1/26/1966
Remarks: Fisher is a master yachtsman, a world traveler, and internationally connected. Fisher's former profession was that of an anesthesiologist. Fisher has been featured several times on the television show "America's Most Wanted."

Charges: Failure To Appear For Trial, First Degree Sexual Assault & Flight To Avoid Prosecution
Originating Agency: East Greenwich Police Department
History: Fischer fled the State during a trial in Newport, Rhode Island, where he was being tried on sexual assault charges.
Status: At large


Julio Merida

Julio Merida

D.O.B: 5/12/1960
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sex: Male
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 150 pounds
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
RI - SID: 8703400
Last Known Address: 163 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI
Alias Name/D.O.B: Salomon Andrade Martinez
Remarks:

Charges: Murder (two counts)
Originating Agency: Providence Police Department
History: Merida is wanted for the fatal shooting of two individuals in the City of Providence, Rhode Island on October 18, 1987.
Status: At large