State Government Press Releases

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03/04/2015
Contact: Captain William C. Jamieson, District "B" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1010 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of Richard Davis, age 55, of 27 Trenton Street,...
03/03/2015
Contact: Captain Robert S. Wall, District "A" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1009 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of Jose Neysito Codero, age 26, of 40 Deering Road,...
03/02/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of three (3) men on drug distribution charges by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. On March 2, 2015 members of the HIDTA Task Force,...
03/02/2015
Media Contact:Captain William 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 on March 1, 2015, Troopers assigned to...
02/14/2015
The Rhode Island State Police would like to advise motorists to use caution throughout the duration of this winter storm. With the high winds and heavy snow fall coupled with extreme cold and a sub-zero wind chill, they are requesting motorists stay off the roads during this storm. Those that...
02/12/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the Rhode Island State Police arrested Niesha L. Bessell, age 29, and Michael Gomes, age 28, of 151 Narragansett Street, Cranston, Rhode Island for alleged...
02/11/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the State Police arrests Niesha L. Bessell, age 29, and Michael Gomes, age 28, of 151 Narragansett Street, Cranston, Rhode Island for alleged Kidnapping and...
01/30/2015
Contact: Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent Telephone: (401) 444-1120 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, reminds Rhode Islanders to exercise caution and be aware of drinking and driving during Super Bowl...
01/28/2015
Contact: Lieutenant Paul J Olszewski, Night Executive Officer, Rhode Island State Police, (401) 444-1064 The Rhode Island State Police caution motorists that the extreme cold temperatures can cause black ice to form on the roadway causing hazardous conditions. Motorists should reduce...
01/28/2015
Media Contact: Captain William C. Jamieson Division "B" Commander (401) 444-1010 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Tuesday January 27, 2015, members of the uniform Division at the Wickford...