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Officers honored in Johnston

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JOHNSTON, R.I. -

A special ceremony was held at the Johnston Senior Center on Tuesday night to honor more than 30 officers.

Among the heroic acts honored was the work done in two high profile murder cases.

That includes the arrest of Donald Greenslit. Greenslit is the Johnston man convicted of killing his girlfriend, Stacie Dorego, dismembering her body and burning the remains last year.

Retired Maj. Michael Colucci, Detectives William Demers, James Brady, Thomas Dwyer, Brian Loffredi,  Retired BCI Detective Raymond Peters , BCI Detective Joshua Heywood  and Patrolman Kevin Brady received  the Chief of Police medals for the Greenslit case.

The other high profile murder case is the arrest of Daniel Rodriguez.
He's accused of killing his girlfriend, her daughter and then kidnapping her son.

Maj. Frank Levesque,  Lt. Christopher Correia , Detectives Steven Lopez, William Demers,  Anthony Sasso, James Brady, Thomas Dwyer, Brian Loffredi, and Christopher DeCesare,  BCI Detective Joshua Heywood and Capt.. Thomas Dolan received the Chief of Police medals for the Rodriguez case.

Winners of other awards:

Mayor's Medal Award:
Sgt. Joseph Salvadore
Ptlm. Jared DeAngelis

Chief of Police Award:
Sgt. Dana Gousie
Ptlm. Thomas Hayden
Ptlm. Joseph Scichilone
Sgt. Brian Leclair
Ptlm.  Kevin Brady

Commendations:
Ptlm. David Loffler
Ptlm. Derek Parascandolo,
Ptlm. Adam Parkinson
Ptlm. Matthew Winsor
Ptlm. Arthur Petteruti,
Lt.  Seth Crosby
Lt. Matthew Benson

Department Ribbon Award
Sgt. Dennis Peacock
Ptlm.  Jeffrey Fryer (retired)
Ptlm. Mario Mennella,
Ptlm. Robert Cardoza,
Ptlm. Michael Andreozzi,
Ptlm. Richard Varan
Lt. Steven Guilmette

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