Cranston Man Charged with DUI in Highway Fatality

A 21-year-old woman died after she jumped from a car on Route 95 around 3 a.m., the State Police said. A 48-year-old Cranston man who was behind the wheel is being charged with driving under the influence.

Forty-eight-year-old Joseph Aloisio of 3 Kiki Circle, Cranston, has been charged with driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test after a 21-year-old woman riding in his car jumped out on Route 95 and was killed.

The Rhode Island State Police said the accident occurred in the southbound lane near the Washington Street overpass. Highway lanes were shut down for about an hour-and-a-half during the police investigation.

The woman has been identified Erica Moul of Smithfield and police said it appears that she jumped out of the car. Her cause of death has not been determined, although she was not struck by any vehicles on the road.

Aloisio is free on $1,000 personal recognizance after being arraigned earlier today. He will return to court Feb. 10.

angelwings February 11, 2012 at 01:49 AM
This is appauling, To sandy main or who ever the f^%$ you are. did you see him out at federal hill??? Do you know anything about owning a buisness??? you sound like you need to get a life... Again get the facts before you leave rude stupid comments,or do you just live your life accorrding to rumors..You have NO IDEA so stop talking stupid.......THE FAMILY DID NOT WANT HER NAME MENTIONED AT PEARL, PICTURES WERE POSTED BEFORE SHE PASSED,AND CALM HE WASN'T.. STATE OF SHOCK.. HE LOVED HER ASK ANYONE AT THAT CLUB HE LOVED HER.. HE WILL CARRY THIS FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE.. ERICA, I AM SO SORRY THAT IGNORANT PEOPLE ARE SPEAKING THIS WAY..RIP ANGEL
angelwings February 11, 2012 at 01:50 AM
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Sandy Main February 11, 2012 at 02:20 AM
You're pointing the finger at the wrong person regarding your statement "immature and stupid". The 48 year old man, that you're sticking up for, who was driving drunk is IMMATURE AND STUPID. And I actually own a business but I don't act like this and lie, over and over. Like the one today...."Not Guilty" and lastly, yes I do have a life and it's because I don't make poor choices like the person you're bent on defending. Good luck with that.
Sandy Main February 11, 2012 at 02:42 AM
And NO I'm not hot on a 48 year old alcoholic.
angelwings February 11, 2012 at 05:27 PM
And again your talking stupid.. your right i am defending him because everyone is making comments that are not true. Don't believe everything you hear. Your assuming he is an alcoholic, how would you know??? have you witnessed him always drunk???. Do i think the situation sucks ??absolutley, do i think he was wrong for dating a 21 year old? yes but i will defend him to the end. He would NEVER and i mean NEVER hurt Erica, he loved her so much and i know she is rolling in her grave just knowing people are saying this about him...have some respect
formeremployee February 11, 2012 at 09:09 PM
Angelwings....it sounds as though you have been caught in the "Joe" trap like many other people. I worked for him for a while and have witnessed him smashed 90% of the time. Always had a Level & cranberry in his hand. All off his liquor based businesses sell to underage children and the only time he was caught was because 2 people died leaving Mugshots. He has the Providence PD in his pocket. Hopefully you will grow up at some point and realize that he really is a scumbag.
Sandy Main February 12, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Angel wings, I will not debate this with a child. You're comments are repetitive and childish, If Joe Aloisio is concerned about what people think then HE can grow some balls and tell his side. If he chooses to remain silent and claim he had NO FAULT then EVERYONE will continue to try to piece it together themselves. He didn't even own up to being drunk behind the wheel...."Not Guilty" from his mouth. Just more crap coming out of his mouth. And again, I really don't care what you have to say you are far too immature for me to waste my time debating with. Tell your friend Joe that we'd all LOVE to hear from him though. But only THE TRUTH.
Sandy Main February 12, 2012 at 12:55 PM
He would NEVER hurt Erica? I beg to differ. He knowingly got behind the wheel DRUNK, with Erica as his passenger. He was therefore unable to help her when she needed him too because he was DRUNK. Yes, he did hurt Erica, and she died because of it.
Thank you John Schmitt February 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM
ok! Joe has friends stating the only thing he is guilty of was drunk driving ! his friend John Schmitt has been harrasing her family writing several comments and threats that have been reported!! he says he is Joe' s good friend and all joe was was drunk! when someone confronting this friend if joes stating jor hasnt admitted to that he continued to threaten thr goncalves and moul family would pay if Pearl was ever closed!! none if her family ever said they were clising Pearl! but this guy must of posted about 20 statements to thr family ! he also wanted to know where miney was going and stated there should not be a fundraiser of trust fund this john stated joe was against that! the family has all his posts copied before he was able to delete as he did! he also stated there was nothing wring w joe doing cocaine! this john schmitt also stated that joe is in the middle of a case w another underage girl that left pearl and was killed driving hime after drinking!! he was attempting to what he stated stick up for Joe what a friend john schmitt is joe!! guess u dont need enemies!! all these comments were saved by family to turn iver to police! Joe can thank his BUDDY for the help!!! also this guy verified joe out the next night saying big deal!!
Sandy Main February 13, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Pretty telling that Joe can't even admit in court that he was drunk that night. If he refuses to admit that it's highly doubtful he'll admit to anything else. What a shame. I really hope you guys bring him down. If there is another case of an underage driver killed leaving his club then this guy NEEDS to be stopped. And he was soooo remorseful that he was out partying less than 24 hours after the accident. He is a very soul-less person. Good luck to the family of Erica in your efforts. A great, great many of us are routing for you guys!
Sandy Main February 16, 2012 at 01:22 PM
This guy who LOVED her so much p ulled over 300 yrds from the scene and NEVER got out to go back and see if she was okay. He also waited 15 minutes to call the police. FIFTEEN MINUTES. If he LOVED her soooo much wouldn't you think he'd want to check and make sure she was ok? Nope, stayed in his nice warm car while she lay in the middle of the highway. He's not a sociapath? I beg to differ.
Oldhagg February 16, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Funnyy how "anglewings" has nothin to sayy anymoree because "she" probably his assistant thee old hagg that wants f#$k him dumb b$#ch ....and was jelous of erica:) ..... hope she haunts you!!....honestly at first I thought joe was 100% innocent ....but its true he nothing but silentt if I was him and cared as much as people say I would have tryed to prove my innocents and really try to reach out the the famliy .....but only thing that makes sence in my head that hes silent because he tryinna protect hisselff??......forr whattt?????,,
Sandy Main February 16, 2012 at 05:17 PM
He stopped 300 ft after the the scene and this guy who "loved" her never got out of his truck to go back and see if she was ok. He also waited 15 minutes to call the police. He was the third caller. He loved her so much that he sat in his truck while she lay on the highway.
truth February 18, 2012 at 06:22 PM
Oh he didn't get out of his truck?? You mean he wasn't over her body and that's why he had blood on his hands and shirt because he tried to hold her? You mean he wasn't the 3rd caller because the witness driver behind them didn't pull over and joe wasn't screaming call the police!!!! While standing over her making sure cars wouldn't hit her while driving by...and maybe he was the 3rd caller bc he thought they were taking too long..and u mean it was 300 ft...does anyone know what 300 ft is while driving on the highway of a speed of 65 t0 70 mph and how many ft u move in seconds...??ok that's in the police report too
Sandy Main February 18, 2012 at 08:10 PM
If this is true, thank you for commenting. There are always two sides to everything and Joe has not come forward to tell his side leaving everyone to come to their own conclusions, me included. This is a very bizarre situation and only he can ease everyones mind. None of us wants to believe that it was sinister anymore than we want to believe that for whatever reason she jumped. But one of those is true. So it's been a very tough situation. I do appreciate you commenting as it shows that Joe really did show concern and tried to help. That is more than anyone has known thus far about him regarding. this.
truth February 18, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Your welcome..and I was around both of them for the entire time while they were dating and knew both on an individual level...there are a lot of things that have been reported to the police so that they can do their investigation correctly. Many witnesses and people around them have come forward so that the police are able to go forward with the case. I believe Joe has stayed silent out of respect for the family. I know he has reached out and was told not to anymore. They have his phone number and he has theirs. He even tried to help with the fundraiser and donate 100 percent of all sales in the restaurant and donations but was told the family didn't want that so he backed down out od respect. Everything he has done is with his mind for the family. And that is why he is publicly staying silent and not commenting on internet posts but he has tried to speak to different family members and understands they are mourning as well and hasn't harrassed them for his own selfish peace of mind..
angelwings February 19, 2012 at 12:59 AM
Oh i have plenty to say but i am not gonna feed in to your ridiculos aaumptions.. If you don't have facts don't make things up..
angelwings February 19, 2012 at 01:06 AM
Truth, Thank you so much.. It's so hard to hear all of these assumptions people make and knowing that joe would never hurt her.. I know joe very well, and to his former employees who think i'm part of his web NO i am like family and was very close to erica as well...Very sad situation and tragic.. we all suffered a loss that night INCLUDING joe who still cannot wrap his head around all of this. Please Please keep the mean comments to yourself. They are very hurtfull
Hal February 19, 2012 at 01:12 AM
Scum bag coke head
angelwings February 19, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Truth, Thank You everyone has there own version of what happened and being that Joe is disliked in the community people will drag out the worst. He is in a horrible situation because he cannot come forward and speak yet but i hope all the people who made these rude comments never have to live such a tragedy and have people say awful things about them. In the end a beautiful life was lost and another life ( joe ) is destroted mentally. RIP angel
Hal February 19, 2012 at 01:14 AM
Gave that girl drugs got her hooked and then she died from it. One way or another it was a direct result of what he was up to with her. Very sad RIP Erica
Hal February 19, 2012 at 01:17 AM
The guy fucked up big time . Your a man your supposed to protect a girl with you. Not allow that to happen. Do you know how many times girls tried to jump out of my car. I just grab them and hold them or pull over and stop immediately while holding them and let the girl get out and walk. Why didn't u protect her joe?? Too fucked up on coke?
Sandy Main February 19, 2012 at 02:44 AM
One of the biggest issues for me is the fact that it was drinking that led up to this tragedy and I just hope, from the bottom of my heart, that Joe realizes how this situation could have very likely ended differently if it weren't for that factor. And I really hope he does something to change because it's been a problem for him for awhile. I just hope he does something to fix it. If not for himself than for Erica.
johnschmitt February 19, 2012 at 03:11 PM
Moul/Goncalves 11:24 pm on Saturday, February 18, 2012 Kathy is Joes assistant! Figures! i hope he is thinking of her and sees her face every minute of everyday!! see you in court this week!! Erica wont be forgotten like the two boys that died cause of your poor decisions at mug shots and one paralyed ! joe made a comment anyone can google hos name look at the articles when he was trying to open pearl he stated about the above boys "the past is the past" not erica joe!! we wont allow it! as for restraing order ask joe he was there too ! he does this we are finding out makimg these girls fight w families feel like they got nothing throws money so the are manipulated! he is a master manipulator!! how abot the gorl from pearl that case joe is invloved in oh i c angel target erica!! so i guess joe is the vicyem now!! he should of never got into the truck under the influence especially w someone he cares about!! i hope he is being tortured w the thoughs only took how many deaths!!! see you in court this week! Angel please read this to joe! i will sleep finally after the last few weeks knowing he is being tortured w he face!! RIP Erica your the victim !!! the only victim!!! rot in jail joe!! thee will be more charges we are certain!!!
johnschmitt February 19, 2012 at 03:12 PM
read above from another family member!! i reposted for u all!!
aweful April 29, 2012 at 02:09 AM
kathy has worked for Joe for years! She will always be on his side and protect him! And Joe has always had a thing for young girls I worked for him for several years at all of his businesses. He has always had a bad temper! and a alcohol issue! He pays off the police they let him no when they are coming to check on the place for underage serving I too looked at joe as a brother at one point he was a great party friend but that was it!!! He has always had more then one girlfriend and I can personally tell you he had a live in one another one and like 3 or four on the side young girls...It's sad that this young girl had to loose her life for anyone to come and say anything about him he has always thought he was above the law! Because he figures money will buy his way out of everything!! how do you think he got his license back for pearl former confettis!! Nice big donation to at the Mayors campaign (his Lawyers friend)!!! it's just sicking that this man can hurt destroy and kill so many young lives !!! He has her blood on his hands!!! he will never change!!!
jenjen January 09, 2013 at 09:23 PM
Truth this is a quote from the court papers. Shows how wrong you were about him having bllod on him, helping her, stopping cars. Bunch of lies. He may have gotten away with this by the law but, GOD DOESNT LIKE UGLY!! Look below he didnt even get out of his vehicle!!! Police said Moul jumped out of the car on Route 95. At the scene, Aloisio appeared drunk and did not get out of his vehicle, according to police reports


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