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07/17/2024
At 10:25 PM, Troopers arrested Gabriella Chacon, age 24, of 45 Wakefield Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island, on a Sixth Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Review on the original charge of Domestic Violence Vandalism originating out of the Providence Police Department....
07/17/2024
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5604 or rispdps@risp....
07/17/2024
No incidents or arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain Jeffrey L'Heureux, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5604 or rispdps@risp....
07/17/2024
On Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at 1:33 PM, Troopers arrested Duarte M. Cabral, age 53, of 120 Waterman Avenue, Apartment #1, East Providence, Rhode Island, for Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule I-V Under 10 Grams (Crack/Cocaine). This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Broad...
07/16/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing the swimming area at Hope Community Service Pond in Scituate due to high bacteria counts. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become...
07/16/2024
Providence, RI R.I. State Council on the Arts announced today 149 grants totaling more than $898,653 were awarded throughout Rhode Island to arts and culture organizations, individual artists, folk apprenticeships and fellowships, arts educators and schools, and arts and health. The grants...
07/16/2024
At 7:05 pm Troopers arrested Jan Carlos Arroyo-Diaz, age 23, of 252 Division Street Pawtucket, Rhode Island for 1.) Obstruction and 2.) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-Trial Conference on the charge of assault with intent to commit certain felonies (murder),...
07/16/2024
At 8:35 AM, Troopers arrested Gilbert E. Melo Ledesma, age 25 of 441 Sharon Street, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Limited Extradition Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Domestic Felony Assault originating out of the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, 2.) Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Simple...
07/16/2024
At 1:50 PM, Troopers arrested Benjamin J. Olivera age 47 of 311 Old Mill Lane, Portsmouth, Rhode Island for Violation of a Domestic No Contact Order Third Offense. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Lockwood Street in the City of Providence. The subject was transported to the...
07/16/2024
At 2:36 PM, Troopers arrested Sergio Sanchez, age 47, of 221 Amherst Street, Providence, Rhode Island, for an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for Domestic Simple Assault out of the Providence Police Department. The arrest resulted from a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 in the Town of Johnston. The...