Island man arrested on child pornography possession

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 1:15pm

The following information was released by the Rhode Island State Police:

On Aug. 13, 2018, members of the Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Rhet G. Redpath, age 73, of 824 Beacon Hill Road, New Shoreham, Rhode Island, for Possession of Child Pornography. Mr. Redpath was arraigned at State Police Wickford Barracks before a Justice of the Peace and given $5,000 Personal Recognizance bail, with a bail review date of Aug. 22, 2018.

Per a bail hearing on Aug. 22 with District Court Judge Stephen Isherwood in Wakefield, Redpath was ordered to have no contact with juveniles, and no use of the internet, smartphones and computers. Judge Isherwood granted Redpath with permission to leave the state.