State Government Press Releases

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04/20/2014
Media Contact: Lieutenant Thomas Peck, Jr., Night Executive Officer, 444-1000 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces that on April 19, 2014, Troopers stopped a motorist on Route 95 in the Town...
04/19/2014
Contact: Lieutenant John Beauregard Night Executive Officer (401) 444-1000 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of three (3) subjects and the seizure of two (2) firearms as the result...
04/18/2014
Contact: Captain Robert Wall, District "A" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1012 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on April 17, 2014, Troopers assigned to the Lincoln Woods Barracks responded to a...
04/17/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety; and Marshal Jamie A. Hainsworth, United States Marshal for the District of Rhode Island, announce the...
04/17/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety; and Marshal Jamie A. Hainsworth, United States Marshal for the District of Rhode Island, announce that...
04/16/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a North Providence man on drug distribution charges by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. On April 16, 2014, at approximately 8:00 a.
04/16/2014
Contact: Captain Ernest C. Quarry, Jr., Director of Training Telephone: (401) 444-1007 The Rhode Island State Police is seeking honest, intelligent, hard working, and dedicated men and women to apply for the next Rhode Island State Police Training Academy. Service in the Rhode Island State...
04/13/2014
Point of Contact for this press release is: Lieutenant Colonel Michael J. Winquist Deputy Superintendent and Chief of Field Operations (401) 444-1002 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on April 12,...
04/13/2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005) On Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 2:00 AM, Detectives arrested Jose Pons, age 45 of 85 Erie Street, Providence for three (3) counts of Casino Cheating - placing a bet with knowledge of outcome of game. Arrest result of an...
04/12/2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005) On April 11, 2014, at 7:00 AM, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force, arrested Edward J. Lepore, age 21, having a last known address of 120 Colvintown Road, Coventry, RI, on a Parole Board Warrant for Violation of Parole.