Lincoln male charged after domestic violence disruption that triggered standoff


This is a reserving image of James Kelly. (Lincoln Authorities Department)

LINCOLN, R.I. (WLNE)– A Lincoln male was apprehended on Wednesday night after a domestic violence disruption that triggered a standoff.

The event occurred at a house on Valley Street.

Capt. Kyle Wingate stated that they found out the suspect, determined as James Kelly, released a weapon throughout the run-in.

Authorities are seen on Valley Street in Lincoln for a standoff, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2022. (WLNE)

Wingate stated authorities right away reacted and surrounded the Valley Street house. Next-door neighbors were asked to leave out of an abundance of care.

A brief time later on, authorities stated Kelly, who’s 52 years of ages, gave up quietly. He was required to Lincoln Authorities Head Office.

Authorities are seen on Valley Street in Lincoln for a standoff, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2022. (WLNE)

The 52-year-old was charged with the following:

  • 4 counts of ownership of a gun by a forbidden individual
  • 1 count hazards to public authorities
  • 1 count of withstanding arrest
  • 1 count of disorderly conduct

Kelly was arraigned at Kent County District Court judge Thursday early morning on $50,000 bail surety.

This is a reserving image of James Kelly. (Lincoln Authorities Department)

He was relocated to Kent County Superior Court due to the fact that he was a bail lawbreaker.