Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Joseph Perryman plead not guilty to murder on Tuesday
Joseph Perryman, 42, of Newport pleaded not guilty to murder in Newport County Superior Court on Tuesday. He is being held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institute. Perryman allegedly stabbed and murdered 44-year-old Anthony E. Simmons, also of Newport. He was arrested and charged with murder last December after being found a short distance away from the crime scene. According to police reports, several witnesses said the two men had been arguing before the incident at the 53 ½ Gould St. apartment. Perryman allegedly stabbed Simmons several times. Simmons was pronounced dead at Newport Hospital. He is scheduled for a pretrial conference on May 16. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Police arrested a 42-year-old man who was charged with stabbing a local Newport man to death Wednesday night.
A man who police say has no known address has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing a local Newport man. Police officials said they believe the two men knew each other. At approximately 11:12 p.m. on Wednesday night the Newport Police Department received a 9-1-1 call for an assault in progress at 53 1⁄2 Gould Street. Officers arrived a short time later and found 44-year-old Anthony E. Simmons of 53 1⁄2 Gould Street, Apt B, Newport, who had been stabbed several times. Simmons was transported to the Newport Hospital emergency room by the Newport Fire Department rescue and was pronounced dead at 11:40 p.m. Officials said they had been several witness reports of the two men arguing before the incident. At 11:18 pm, officers …