Court hearing scheduled for suspect in North Providence standoff

North Providence police shared a photo of Gino Rotondo, Friday, July 15, 2022.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A court hearing is scheduled Monday for the suspect in the North Providence standoff earlier this month.

Gino Rotondo is facing a bundle of charges after his 16-hour standoff with police at his home on Stephanie Drive July 13.

A status hearing for Rotundo’s case is set to be held at Third Division District Court.

He is facing the following charges:

He faces four felonies and three misdemeanors:

  • Sale or possession of silencers, a felony.
  • Possession of a firearm is prohibited for a person convicted of a crime of violence, a felony.
  • Transmit bomb threats and similar false reports, a felony.
  • Threat to a public official, a felony.
  • Disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.
  • Obstructing an officer in the execution of duty, a misdemeanor.
  • Firing in a compact area, a misdemeanor.

North Providence police initially responded to Rotondo’s home after he allegedly fired a gunshot inside.

Police Chief Alfredo Ruggerio said earlier this month, that Rotondo surrendered at about 9:30 a.m. on July 14 after being barricaded inside of his home for nearly 20 hours.

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