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Rhode Island Sex Offender Community Notification Unit: Level III Offenders

Level III Offenders

Pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws 11-37.1-1 ET SEQ., the individuals who appears below have been designated a Level III Sex Offender by the Sex Offender Board of Review and/or the Superior Court. The Board and/or the Court have determined that this individual is at a high risk to re-offend and that the degree of dangerousness posed to the public is such that a public safety interest is served by the providing information below to the public availability of notification information.


Name: John Freitas
Date of Birth: 9/21/1953
67 Goddard Street
Providence, RI 02908
Sex: Male
Race: White
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 256 lbs.
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Gray
Convicted of:
Failure to Register; MA Charges: Indecent Assault & Battery on Child under 14, Assault on a Child Under 16 with Intent to Rape , Rape of a Child. Victims were males between the ages of 10 and 15 who were known to the offender.
Community Supervision:
Probation for the Failure to Register expires 3/3/2023.

The Providence Police Department is available to help you by providing you with useful information on personal safety. The Providence Police Department may be reached at (401) 243-6319. If you have information regarding current criminal activity of this or any other offender, please call 911.

Report authored by the Sex Offender Community Notification Unit
Varley Building, 40 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920
Telephone: 401-462-0905