State Government Press Releases

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06/25/2017
'Beyond the Crash,' a series of sobering videos featuring Rhode Island State Police talking about the life-changing effects of drinking and driving, last night won an Emmy award for community/public service campaign from the Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and...
06/25/2017
On June 24, 2017 at 2:15 PM, Troopers arrested Uriel Ramos Garcia, age 32, of 2 Greta Street West Haven, CT for 1) Duty to Stop – Accident Resulting in Damage to Attended Vehicle and 2) Driving Without/Expired License – 1st Offense. This arrest was the result of an E-911 regarding a hit and run...
06/24/2017
On June 23, 2017 at 12:03 PM, Troopers arrested Sean Orgel, age 45, of 10 Regina Road, Randolph, Massachusetts on an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for 1.) Felony Stalking/Domestic, 2.) Attempted Breaking and Entering, 3.) Domestic Breaking and Entering, 4.) Domestic Vandalism. The arrest was the...
06/22/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of Public Safety, announces the arrest of Alicia Pierini, age 35, of 27 Farm Street, 1st Floor, Woonsocket, Rhode Island on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant for Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Over $1,500 and...
06/20/2017
On June 20, 2017 at 6:40 AM, Troopers arrested Diego Garcia, age 27, of 123 Fourth Avenue, Woonsocket, RI, for an Affidavit Arrest Warrant on the original charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident/Damage to Attended Vehicle originating out of Scituate Barracks. The arrest was a result of a...
03/24/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of Public Safety, announces the following promotions, which take effect on April 2nd: To the Rank of Major: Timothy G. Sanzi is a 23-year veteran of the Rhode Island State Police. He holds...
01/17/2017
Kelly Yates and her sister Kimberly were allegedly abducted by their non-custodial mother, Elaine Carolyn Yates. A felony warrant for Child Snatching was issued for her on November 16, 1988. Ms. Elaine Yates and her two daughters have been missing since the initial missing persons report of...
12/13/2016
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety announces that on Thursday, December 15, 2016, the Rhode Island State Police will hold a press conference at 10:00 AM to announce the distribution of QuikClot ® Belt Trauma...
06/21/2016
The Rhode Island State Police Department's K9 "Riggs" has received a ballistic vest thanks to a non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and an anonymous sponsor provided funding for K9 "Riggs" vest. K9 "Riggs" is a 3 ˝-year-old German Shepherd Dog, who has been assigned to Trooper...