State Government Press Releases

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03/21/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of Public Safety, announces that on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force, Massachusetts State Police, United States Marshals, Lawrence, MA...
03/19/2017
On March 18, 2017 at 8:40 AM, Troopers arrested Nayelis Correa, age 25, of 29 Cliff Street Apartment A, Providence, Rhode Island on a 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on Ability to Pay on the initial charge of Driving on a Suspended License originating out of the...
03/18/2017
On March 18, 2017 at 2:15 AM, Troopers arrested William Durvin, age 23, of 21 Great Meadows Lane, Lincoln, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving Under the Influence/First Offense - BAC Unknown, 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Post Road in the...
03/17/2017
SCITUATE, RI – With St. Patrick's Day upon us and parades this weekend, the Rhode Island State Police encourages everyone to celebrate responsibly. Troopers have been assigned across the state all weekend to enforce all motor vehicle laws, and they will specifically be watching for...
03/17/2017
On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Troopers arrested Michael Valequette, age 35, of 5 Orchard Avenue, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, for a Providence Family Court Reciprocal Body Attachment. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the City of Warwick. The subject...
03/16/2017
WEST WARWICK – The Rhode Island State Police Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force today arrested a special education teacher who works at the Morton Middle School in Fall River, MA, for possession of child pornography. Henry W. Tedeschi, age 54, of 43...
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,
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...