Windfall, Rhode Island, police captain Stephen J. Gencarella was sentenced to 1 12 months of probation after pleading no contest to easy assault. Gencarella and one other officer arrested Armando Rivas after he refused to maneuver his automobile from the journey lane of an interstate on-ramp. Rivas struggled with the 2 officers. After they lastly bought Rivas handcuffed and on the bottom, Gencarella lifted his head up by the hair and slammed his face into the pavement. Metropolis officers have begun the method to fireplace Gencarella.