State Government Press Releases

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01/08/2022
At 10:35 PM, Troopers arrested Tyler Baxter, age 27, of 169 John Franklin Road, Hope Rhode Island for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor/Drugs B.A.C. Unknown- First Offense, and 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test-First Offense. This was the result of a motor vehicle stop...
01/08/2022
At 10:03 PM, Troopers arrested Pedro Rodriguez, age 40 of 22 Tenth Street, Floor #2, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Violation of a Protection Order Felony and 2.) Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty. This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Warren Avenue in the City of...
12/29/2021
At 6 :15 PM, Troopers arrested Alexander Swain, age 19, of 70 Fairview Avenue, Hopkinton, RI, for a Fourth District Court bench warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on the original charge of Reckless Driving originating out of the Richmond Police Department. This...
12/17/2021
At 8 :57 PM, Troopers arrested Patricia Mastors, age 63, of 130 Hallville Road, Exeter, RI for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs BAC Unknown and 2.) Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test. Mastors was transported to the Wickford Barracks where she was processed,
11/15/2021
Earlier this morning, at 5:19 AM, Troopers from the Lincoln Woods Barracks, as well as members from the Providence Fire Department, responded to calls for a crash involving two vehicles on Route 95 South in the City of Providence. The investigation revealed that a Honda Civic, operated by Roger...
11/06/2021
On Friday, November 5, 2021, at 7:10 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Raymond Gyamfi, age 32, of 161 Mulberry Street Apartment 3, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, on a Parole Violation Warrant with original charges of Home Invasion, Burglary and Arson. Mr. Gyamfi was processed at...
08/08/2021
At 9:30 pm, Troopers arrested Edy O. Vargas, age 50, of 7 Octavia Street Apartment B, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs BAC Unknown First Offense and 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test First Offense. This arrest was the...
07/16/2021
At approximately 6:27 PM on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Troopers from the Lincoln Barracks, along with members of the Providence Rescue and Fire Department, responded to a crash on Route 146 South at the Admiral Street exit ramp involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle. The subsequent...
07/15/2021
**Media Contact: Captain Ernest McKenney, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5615 or rispdps@risp.gov** 21RIK2-356-AR LOCATION: EAST GREENWICH At 11:10AM, Troopers arrested Luis Rosado, age 50, of 8 John Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island on a Providence Superior...
07/14/2021
Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5614 or rispdps@risp.gov At 11:48 AM, Troopers arrested Dusti Turner, age 32, of 2 George Street Apartment #304, Pawtucket, RI for: 1) Third Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to...