State Government Press Releases

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07/31/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 10:50 AM, Troopers arrested Priscilla Fisher, age 38, of 91 Cowden Street, Central Falls, RI for: 1) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Review on the original charge of Driving with...
07/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Scarborough Beach (North and South) in Narragansett for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are working to determine the source of high bacteria levels. ...
07/30/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that permits for the deer hunting season, including the "All Outdoors" package, will go on sale starting Thursday, August 1, online here or at local sales agents. Deer permits are sold as antlered deer (buck)...
07/30/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 12:30 AM Troopers arrested Jaron Foley, age 25, of 14 Bryant Street, Providence, RI, for: 1)Affidavit and Arrest Warrant on the original charge of Driving on a Suspended License, originating out of the Providence...
07/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor Beach in Saunderstown and Kent County YMCA Lower Pond Warwick for swimming. These recommendation are based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. No Rhode Island beaches are...
07/30/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI On July 8, the Allan Fung ("Fung") campaign brought to our attention a fraudulent transaction that occurred in their campaign account. We immediately reviewed the Campaign Finance Division's security procedures over the bank statements received from candidates and committees and...
07/29/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Luis Aponte (age 56), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere today to a felony count of embezzlement. Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear sentenced Aponte to a 4.5-year suspended sentence with 4.5 years of probation. As part of his plea,...
07/29/2019
The agencies also advise that any shellfish harvested from the closed area of the pond either commercially or recreationally since Tuesday, July 23, be thrown away. PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are announcing...
07/29/2019
The agencies also advise that any shellfish harvested from the pond since Tuesday, July 23, be thrown away. PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are announcing that effective immediately, all waters of Winnapaug Pond in...
07/27/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Dunes Park Beach in Westerly, Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, and Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown for swimming because bacteria levels have returned to acceptable measures. Camp Grosvenor in Saunderstown and Kent...