State Government Press Releases

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05/23/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrests of 49 people and the seizure of 53 illegal guns and a large quantity of marijuana, crack, cocaine and heroin as a result of a year-long investigation...
05/22/2018
On May 21, 2018 at 11:30 PM Troopers Capone and Fox arrested Pedro Rosario, age 25, of 269 Ocean St. Apt 3, Woonsocket, Rhode Island for a Sixth District Court Bench for Failure to Appear for Pre-Trial Conference on the original charge of Driving With a Suspended License, originating out of the...
05/22/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Acting Captain Christopher Schram, District "B" Commander, 401-444-1202 At 3:15pm, Troopers arrested John O'Brien, age 71, of 9 Ledoux Drive, Hope Valley RI for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor and or Drugs 1st Offense B.A.C.15 or Greater (Phase I .159, Phase II .160)....
05/21/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Acting Captain Christopher Schram, District "B" Commander, 401-444-1202 At 9:36 PM, Troopers arrested William Turner, age 57, of 36 Loan Street, Westford, Massachusetts for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs 1st Offense BAC Unknown (blood...
05/21/2018
On Sunday, May 21 at 10:11 AM, Troopers Jensen and Gaucher arrested John Paul Wilson, age 35, of 1115 West Street, Walpole, Massachusetts, for 1.) Possession of a Controlled Substance- Schedule I-V (Cocaine) The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Mendon Road, in the City of...
05/20/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Dennis B. Fleming, Detective Commander (401-444-1005) No arrests to report.
05/19/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of two New York residents for possession of stolen goods worth more than $20,000 following a traffic stop on Interstate 95 in Richmond around 9 p.m. on...
05/19/2018
On May 18, 2018, at 7:15 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Kurt Breneiser, 37 years old, of 33 Frigate Street, Jamestown, Rhode Island, on a Violation of Parole Warrant for an original charge of Breaking and Entering. Mr. Breneiser was processed at the Wickford Barracks...
05/18/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 1:43PM, Troopers arrested Sarina Dunham, age 45, of 211 Curran Road, Cumberland, RI for: 1) Possession of Controlled Substance I-V (Cocaine). The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 146 South in the...
05/17/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, is again warning citizens to beware of a telephone scam in which individuals posing as deputy sheriffs are calling people to make arrangements to pay fictitious fines and bonds.