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East Greenwich Police Lieutenant found guilty of simple assault

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Dee DeQuattro

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An East Greenwich Police Lieutenant has been found guilty of simple assault.

Lt. Paul Nahrgang, 46, was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct after he was caught on video grabbing a 44-year-old suspect around the neck in a holding cell.

On September 3 after a trial in District Court before Judge Cenerini Nahrgang was found guilty of simple assault and not guilty of the disorderly conduct.

Nahrgang received a one year filing and was ordered to attend anger management counseling.

Nahrgang is currently suspended from the department with pay.

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