State Government Press Releases

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09/26/2022
On Sunday, September 25, 2022, at 2:49 PM, Troopers arrested Heriberto Lopez Trinidad, age 24, of 87 Lydia Street, Providence, Rhode Island, on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on the charge of Driving with Suspended/Revoked/Cancelled License...
09/26/2022
At 9:39 PM, Troopers arrested Dario Baptista, age 55, of 170 Rounds Avenue # 1, Providence, RI, for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or Drugs First Offense, BAC Unknown. This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Reservoir Avenue in the City of Cranston. The...
09/25/2022
At 1:37 PM, Troopers arrested Henry Pena, age 21, of 1482 Montgomery Avenue #3b, Bronx, New York, on a Providence Superior Court Hold without Bail bench warrant for failure to appear for pre-trial conference on the original charge of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle originating out of the Providence...
09/25/2022
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain Jeffrey L'Heureux, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5614 or rispdps@risp....
09/24/2022
On September 23, 2022 at 10:12 AM, Troopers arrested Dax Polofsky, age 46, of 4 Dwight Street, Cranston, Rhode Island on an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for a Violation of a Court Order, originating out of the Cranston Police Department. The arrest was a result of a motor vehicle stop on Academy...
09/24/2022
At 12:40 PM, Troopers arrested Lionel Medeiros, age 51, of 716 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, for 1.) Duty to Stop Accident Resulting in Damage to an Attended Vehicle, and 2.) Driving with a Suspended License (3rd or Subsequent Offense). This arrest was the result of a barracks investigation...
09/24/2022
At 3:20 AM, Troopers C. Hopkins, J. D'Angelo and Pezza arrested Jadon Gore, age 22, of 1331 North Brown Avenue, Springfield, MO for 1.) License or Permit Required for Carrying a Pistol. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle accident on Route 95 South in the Town of Coventry. The subject...
09/24/2022
At 6:45 PM, Troopers arrested Virginia M. Ortiz, age 35, of 271 Willard Street, Providence, Rhode Island, for 1.) Possession of Schedule I V, 2.) Possession of Schedule I V, 3.) Possession of Marijuana Over One Ounce, 4.) Obstructing a Police Officer in Execution of Duty, 5.) Driving without...
09/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruling on the electricity rates, utilization of funds to credit and reduce constituents' utility bills and suspension of the customer charge. "Since Rhode Island Energy's...
09/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management today announced that the most recent round of mosquito testing by Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories has confirmed one West Nile Virus (WNV) isolation from mosquitoes collected on September 7...