State Government Press Releases

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12/17/2019
On December 12, 2019, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging three defendants with 30 felony counts stemming from an investigation into bribery, obtaining...
12/16/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Carlton Vose (age 50), of Pawtucket, was found guilty on December 12, 2019 by a Providence County Superior Court jury on six counts of criminal neglect of an adult with severe impairments. The jury returned the verdict after four and a half hours of...
12/16/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has announced the successful launch of Rhode Island's new Central Voter Registration System (CVRS). The CVRS is a computer database that houses the state's list of registered voters and acts as Rhode Island's candidate management system. The new...
12/14/2019
Media Contact: Lieutenant Kenneth D. Jones, Statewide Officer-in-Charge, 401-585-4150 At 8:31 AM, Troopers arrested Jeffrey Then, age 28, of 203 River Avenue Apartment 1 Providence, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear, on the original charge of Domestic Simple...
12/14/2019
MEDIA CONTACT: 401-764-5605 Major Timothy G. Sanzi, Detective Commander At 9:30am, members of the Financial Crimes Unit arrested Edmund J. Pittsley, 40, of 192 Providence, St., Rehoboth, Massachusetts for 1.) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses- over $1,500 and 2.) Conspiracy. This arrest...
12/13/2019
Annual event is part of National First Day Hikes program. PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting free guided walking tours at Colt State Park, in Bristol, on New Year's Day. The one-and-a-half-mile hike offers panoramic views of Narragansett Bay...
12/13/2019
Extra police patrols on the roads through the end of year Drivers on Rhode Island roads can expect to see an increased level of police enforcement throughout the state coinciding with the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" impaired driving campaign, the Rhode Island...
12/12/2019
With states in New England and across the country seeing elevated levels of flu activity over the last several weeks, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders who have not yet been vaccinated that flu shots are your best protection against the flu. ...
12/12/2019
PROVIDENCE Environmental police officers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement will offer boating safety tips to the public at the Rhode Island Boat Show next month. The boat show kicks off on Friday, January 3, at the Rhode Island...
12/11/2019
PROVIDENCE With winter approaching and the season's first snowfall already in the books, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding businesses, community groups, and state and local government agencies to begin preparations for snow disposal. DEM has developed...