State Government Press Releases

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12/06/2018
Structurally deficient bridge was held up with "Lincoln Logs" The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with Pawtucket officials to celebrate the early completion of the $9.3 million Pine Street Bridge replacement project, which wrapped approximately...
12/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health is alerting consumers that Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled three lots of Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail level. The recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher...
12/05/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, members of the Special Investigations Unit arrested William R. Munroe, age 55, of 93...
12/05/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 On December 4, 2018 at 2:51 PM, Troopers arrested Jorge Torres, 27, of 198 North Bend Street, Pawtucket, RI on a 1.) Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Violation of a Court Order originating out of the Providence Police...
12/04/2018
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island joined 41 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation's largest debt buyers.
12/04/2018
Additional highway segments to adopt national standards using mile markers The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today the second phase of its multi-year program to update its highway numbering for interstates and other limited-access highways. In mid-...
12/04/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that State Police K-9 Ruby was found safe at approximately 1:30 a.m. today. Ruby was located not far from where she wandered off near Ives Road and Goddard...
12/04/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 On December 3, 2018 at 1:33 PM, Troopers arrested Evelyn Pena, age 25, of 86 Darling Street, Apartment 3R, Providence, RI, for 1.) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation on the...
12/04/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Acting Captain Christopher Schram, District-B Commander, 401-444-1202. No arrest to...
12/03/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announced at 9:45 p.m. that Rhode Island State Troopers, local animal control officers and volunteers are still searching for K-9 Ruby, a Rhode Island State Police search and...