Thursday, April 11, 2013
The following account was reported by the Rhode Island State Police.
A man's life was saved Wednesday by the quick actions of state police and two Rhode Island residents. Around 3:30 p.m., police said they received several 911 calls that a man was pushing a bicycle on the Newport Pell Bridge. Trooper Andrew Carter responded and said when he got out of the cruiser, the man tried to leap over the bridge railing. Matthew Ferreira of Cranston and Timothy Banks of Portsmouth saw the incident and got out of their cars to help police. The trooper, along with Ferreira and Banks, pulled the man back over the railing, saving his life. The man was transported to Newport Hospital. Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell commended Carter, Ferreira and Banks for their swift and courageous action. Like us on Facebook | Follow us …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The following arrests were reported by Rhode Island State Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
The following is a list of subjects, who were arrested and their pending charges: David N. Nelsson, age 32, of 19 Urquhart Street, West Warwick, Rhode Island • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC Unknown) • Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test Stacy Mancyak, age 35, of 54 Clearview Drive, Richmond, Rhode Island • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC Unknown) • Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test Nicholas Salvatore, age 27, of 3642A Tower Hill Road, South Kingstown, Providence, Rhode Island • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC Unknown) • Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test Abby Svenson, age 28, of 825 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island • Driving Under the Influence (Phase I .150, Phase II .146) …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The application period is open until Feb. 10.
Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, is pleased to announce that effective Monday, January 14, 2013, the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety will begin the recruitment, application, and selection process for the 2013 Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs Recruit Training Academy. The application period will end on Sunday, February, 10, 2013. The Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs is seeking honest, intelligent, hard working and dedicated men and women to apply for the 2013 Rhode Island Sheriff’s Training Academy. The stages of recruitment and selection are as follows: Individuals interested in becoming Deputy Sheriffs can find information …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The following are enforcement results for this year's State Police Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announced today that during the Thanksgiving Day Holiday period, the Rhode Island State Police joined state and local police across the nation in the “Click-It or Ticket” campaign. The Rhode Island State Police deployed additional patrols throughout the State with funding obtained through the Rhode Island Department of Transportation Office on Highway Safety. These additional patrols targeted speeders, drunk and drugged drivers, as well as child restraint and seat belt violators. The following is the activity handled by the State Police patrols during the holiday weekend from Nov. 22-27, 2012: The …