State Government Press Releases

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08/26/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of one (1) individual involved in an illegal organized retail crime operation in Providence and Johnston, Rhode Island. The subject was identified...
08/24/2016
At 9:42 PM, Troopers arrested Kimberly Madden, age 32, of 34 Dartmouth Street, Bristol, RI for 1) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs 1st Offense B.A.C. Unknown (Blood results pending). The arrest was the result of Warwick Police advising the barracks of a possible...
08/23/2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Sergeant Gregory W. Cunningham Rhode Island State Police Coordinator, Impaired Driving Prevention Alliance TELEPHONE: 1-401-444-1212 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State...
08/22/2016
At 8:28 AM, Troopers arrested Scott Burt, 21, of 21 Monticello Street, Apt. 3, Providence, RI, for 1.) Fugitive from Justice out of the State of Massachusetts on the original charge of Receiving a Stolen Vehicle out of the Attleboro Police Department; 2.) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant from the...
06/21/2016
The Rhode Island State Police Department's K9 "Riggs" has received a ballistic vest thanks to a non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and an anonymous sponsor provided funding for K9 "Riggs" vest. K9 "Riggs" is a 3 -year-old German Shepherd Dog, who has been assigned to Trooper...
05/23/2016
On May 23, 2016, at approximately 12:07 AM, Troopers from the State Police Wickford and Hope Valley Barracks responded to a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles on Route 95 South in the Town of East Greenwich. The investigation revealed the following: A black Toyota Camry, operated by...
04/27/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that Rhode Island E 9-1-1, in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's Office of Highway Safety, have implemented a...
04/26/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, and Peter Alviti, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will hold a press conference on: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:30 p.m. at Roger Williams...