R.I. man wounded, Chicopee man arrested after Foxwoods casino stabbing
Sunday 16th February 2020
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man has been charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stabbing of a Rhode Island man at a Connecticut casino.
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police said the victim was stabbed during a fight shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday at the Centrale Fox Tower bar at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
Authorities said Sunday that the victim, Donovan Alves, 34, of Providence, was in stable condition at a hospital in Norwich.
Police charged Robert Haines, 40, of Chicopee, Massachusetts, with breach of peace and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors. Officials said Haines was not charged with stabbing Alves. It's not clear who stabbed Alves.
A message seeking comment was sent to an email listing for Haines on Sunday. It's not clear if he has a lawyer who could respond to the allegations.