On Monday, January 13, 2020, at 2:55 PM, Troopers arrested Edward Root, age 65, of 20 Anthony Street, Apt. #4, Coventry, Rhode Island, on a Providence Superior Court bench warrant for failure to appear for a cost review hearing on the charge of Domestic Simple Assault originating out of the Providence Police Department. This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 3, in the Town of Coventry. Root was processed at the Hope Valley Barracks and later transported to the Providence Superior Court.
Media Contact: Major Christopher Dicomitis, Administrative Bureau Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603