State Government Press Releases

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02/21/2017
SCITUATE, RI A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the theft of about 2,000 boxes of diapers worth an estimated $90,000 earlier this month, according to Major Dennis Fleming, Detective Commander of the Rhode Island State Police. Rodney Dalzon, 44, of 100 Wayne St.,...
02/21/2017
At 8:25 PM, Troopers arrested Junio Filippini, age 35, of 76 Old Usquepaugh Road, Richmond, Rhode Island for Breaking and Entering of a Dwelling When Resident is on the Premises. The arrest was the result of Troopers responding to a call for a breaking and entering at 7 Minkema Avenue, Exeter,...
02/17/2017
Rhode Island State Police today recovered an additional 600 boxes of diapers as part of their ongoing investigation into the theft of about $90,000 worth of diapers. A third suspect in the case is still being sought. Major Dennis Fleming, Detective Commander for the Rhode Island State Police,
02/17/2017
A Danielson, CT, man has been charged with driving under the influence, death resulting, in connection with a fatal three-car crash on Harford Pike (Route 101) in Foster on January 29. The crash was investigated by Rhode Island State Police and the Foster Police Department. James E. Beattie,
02/17/2017
The Rhode Island State Police has hired a nationally recognized law enforcement expert to assess the agency's policies and procedures and recommend strategies to improve recruitment, training and administrative actions. Colonel Ann Assumpico proposed the review last fall, when she was first...
02/16/2017
PROVIDENCE - The president of the local chapter of a non-profit agency that provides leadership support to African-American women in high school today was arrested and charged with embezzling approximately $6,000 from the agency for personal use, according to Major Dennis Fleming, Detective...
02/16/2017
PROVIDENCE - Two suspects have been arrested and a third is being sought in connection with the theft of $90,000 worth of diapers that were to be delivered to the Amazon distribution center in Fall River, according to Maj. Dennis Fleming, Detective Commander of the Rhode Island State Police.<
02/15/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI - A Cumberland man was arrested for drunk driving early today after his car crashed into the median on Interstate 95 in Providence, causing it to roll over. Two passengers were seriously injured, including one who was ejected from the vehicle. Rhode Island State Police...
02/12/2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Captain Matthew Moynihan, District "B" Commander, 401-444-1009 At 3:03 AM, Troopers arrested Ian Sutcliffe, age 25, of 6 Jodie Beth Drive, East Greenwich, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor/Drugs-B.A.C. Unknown and 2.) Refusal to Submit to a...
02/02/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that members of the Rhode Island State Police have once again been afforded the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon on April 17, 2017. As in previous years,