Prosecutors rest case against former RI lawmaker - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England

Prosecutors rest case against former RI lawmaker

Posted: Updated:

The prosecution has wrapped up its embezzlement case against a former Rhode Island lawmaker.

Prosecutors say Leo Medina of Providence pocketed $28,000 from a life insurance policy on a friend's daughter, who died in 2007.

The Providence Journal reports a member of the state police financial crimes unit testified about Medina's bank records in an effort to show he took the money.

Medina served one term as a Democratic state representative from Providence. He lost his bid for a second term in 2012.

His trial will resume on Monday.

Powered by WorldNow

23 Kenney Drive
Cranston, R.I., 02920

Telephone: 401.455.9100
Fax: 401.455.9140

Can't find something?

NBC 10 Outerwear Provided by:

NBC 10 Media Relations
Provided by:

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.