3 men sentenced to a total of 95 years for home invasion and police standoff

By Josh Faiola

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PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – Three men all pled no contest in superior court in connection to a hostage incident that took place in March, on Thursday.  

29-year-old Cranston resident, Pedro Gomez pled to burglary, using a firearm during a crime of violence, possession of a pistol without a license, conspiracy to commit burglary, and possession of three pistols after being convicted of a crime of violence. He was sentenced to serve 30 years to serve at the ACI. 

33-year-old Warwick Jose Rodriguez, also pled to burglary, using a firearm during a crime of violence, possession of a pistol without a license, conspiracy to commit burglary, and possession of three pistols after being convicted of a crime of violence. 

Rodriguez was declared a habitual offender according to police and was sentenced to served 50 years at the ACI. 

24-year-old Andre Savage, pled to burglary, using a firearm during a crime of violence, conspiracy to commit burglary, and possession of three pistols after being convicted of a crime of violence. He was sentenced to serve 25 years at the ACI. 

Attorney General Peter F Neronha said, “These defendants are precisely the kind of individuals who deserve and who are receiving, our most focused law enforcement efforts.”

“They, and others like them, drive violent crime in our state. The long sentences imposed yesterday are entirely warranted and Rhode Islanders are safer as a result,” Neronha said. 

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