State Government Press Releases

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06/22/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of Public Safety, announces the arrest of Alicia Pierini, age 35, of 27 Farm Street, 1st Floor, Woonsocket, Rhode Island on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant for Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Over $1,500 and...
06/20/2017
On June 20, 2017 at 6:40 AM, Troopers arrested Diego Garcia, age 27, of 123 Fourth Avenue, Woonsocket, RI, for an Affidavit Arrest Warrant on the original charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident/Damage to Attended Vehicle originating out of Scituate Barracks. The arrest was a result of a...
06/19/2017
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan District "A" Commander 401-444-...
06/18/2017
On June 17, 2017 at 11:12 PM, Troopers arrested George Tobey, age 34, of 24 Adelaide Avenue, Providence, RI, on a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Ability to Pay on the original charge of Driving with Suspended License originating out of the Cranston Police Department.
06/18/2017
Media Contact, Captain Derek Borek, District "B" Commander, 401-444-1014 On Sunday June 18, 2017 at 10:39 PM, Troopers arrested Chris Church, age 34 of 50 Hopkins Hill Road, Coventry, RI for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs – 1st Offense – BAC .15 or Greater. The arrest was...
06/16/2017
SCITUATE, RI -- Rhode Island State Police early today arrested two people for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including one motorist stopped for driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Hopkinton. Also today, in an unrelated incident, troopers seized a...
06/09/2017
SCITUATE – Nearly 500 commercial vehicles were inspected by member of the Rhode Island State Police Commercial Enforcement Unit and certified commercial vehicle inspectors from local police departments during Rhode Island's participation in the 72-hour International Roadcheck June 7 to 9.
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...