State Government Press Releases

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05/24/2017
EXETER, RI – Amtrak employees discovered a man's body while conducting maintenance on the train tracks in a wooded area off Wolf Rock Road in Exeter about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. The man was identified as James Christodal, age 45, who had no permanent address. Rhode Island State...
05/20/2017
Nothing to report. Media Contact: Captain Derek Borek, District "B" Commander, (401) 444-...
05/20/2017
On 5/19/ 2017 at 4:30 PM, Troopers arrested Ashley Teague age 25, of 92 Gooding Street, Pawtucket, RI, for Violation of a No-Contact Order. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 in the Town of Johnston. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed...
05/19/2017
Media Contact: Captain Derek Borek, District "B" Commander, (401) 444-1014. No arrests to report.
05/19/2017
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain Mathew C. Moynihan District "A" Commander State Police Headquarters 401-444-...
05/18/2017
WEST GREENWICH, RI – Rhode Island State Police arrested a Boston man on drug charges after seizing a large quantity of oxycodone during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 early this morning. Eston N. Tavares, 34, of 24 Annabel St., Boston, was charged with possession with intent to...
04/21/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of Public Safety, reminds everyone that prom season is about to get underway. The State Police is offering prom safety tips for parents to help keep teens safe during and after the celebration. "Proms...
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...