State Government Press Releases

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03/28/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety announces that members of the Division took numerous awards at the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb in Providence this morning. The Fight for Air Climb...
03/28/2015
Media Contact: Sergeant John Charbonneau, Lincoln Barracks, (401) 444-1100 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that at 3:24 AM, on March 28, 2015, members of the Lincoln Woods Barracks arrested Hector M. Diaz,...
03/28/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces that on Friday, March 27, 2015, members of the Rhode Island State Police Computer Crimes Unit arrested Corey Coelho, age 20, of 5 Brook Spring Drive, Warwick,...
03/26/2015
Contact: Captain Christopher J. Dicomitis, Assistant Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1012 E-Mail: Christopher.Dicomitis@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces that...
03/26/2015
Contact: Captain Christopher J. Dicomitis, Assistant Detective Commander, Telephone: (401) 444-1012, E-Mail: christopher.dicomitis@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Rhode...
03/16/2015
Media Contact: Captain William C. Jamieson, District "B" Commander, RISP Headquarters, (401) 444-1010 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that as a result of our efforts to continue to make our highways safer,...
01/25/2015
No incidents or arrests to report.
01/24/2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Kevin O'Brien, Detective Commander (401-444-1006) On January 23, 2015, members of the Computer Crimes Unit / Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, arrested Derek Keniston Jr., age 22, of 9 Woody Hill Road, Westerly, RI, for Possession of Child Pornography and...
01/23/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Providence Used Auto Dealer on forgery and counterfeiting and forgery and counterfeiting of registration plates and certificates by the Rhode Island State...
01/16/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Central Falls man on drug distribution charges by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. On January 16, 2015, members of the HIDTA...