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State Police nab East Providence man in coke ring bust-up

State Police nab East Providence man in coke ring bust-up

NORTH SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, during an investigation conducted with the assistance of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, announced the arrest of 15 subjects Tuesday, July 29, including one city man. Richard Fanara, 51, of 28 Leroy Drive, East Providence, was arrested on


State Police may question lawmakers on 38 Studios

NORTH SMITHFIELD — Lawmakers leery of impending State Police questioning received a clarification from Superintendent Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell late Wednesday afternoon, June 18, about the investigation his department is undertaking in the matter of 38 Studios. Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello earlier in the day told his colleagues to be aware the State


State Police arrest East Providence man on bank embezzlement charges

NORTH SCITUATE — The State Police Financial Crimes Unit announced Wednesday afternoon, June 11, the arrest of an East Providence man for the alleged embezzlement of $70,063.23 from branches of the Bank Rhode Island in the city as well as Pawtucket. Victor N. Silva, 34, of 12 Alma St., was arrested and charged with Embezzlement


State Police arrest Fall River man on DUI charges following East Providence accident

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Police arrested a Fall River man for driving under the influence after he was involved in a a motor vehicle accident involving three cars on Route 195 west in the East Providence Thursday, April 17. One of the operators was identified as, Luis Manuel Medeiros, 42, of 209


East Providence motorist is among those arrested by State Police

NORTH SCITUATE — Rhode Island State Police arrested 15 motorists over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 30, for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or Drugs, including one city resident. Kevin Herchen, age 34, of 58 John St., East Providence was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating


Two East Providence residents arrested during State Police warrant sweep

NORTH SCITUATE — Two East Providence residents were about 26 arrested by Rhode Island State Police and cooperating agencies during an early morning warrant sweep conducted Wednesday, Sept. 4. George Hernandez, age 51, of East Providence, and Samantha Boillard, age 28, of East Providence, were each taken into custody on Reciprocal Body Attachment warrants, the


Updated: City Manager says State Police aren’t overly active in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence City Manager Peter Graczykowski said as a result of a meeting with Rhode Island State Police he has been assured that contrary to reports the outside authorities aren’t excessively active in the city. “I met with the Superintendent of State Police Col. Steven O’Donnell today to discuss what appears to

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State police arrest Barrington man for child porn possession

On April 30, the Rhode Island State Police charged eight Rhode Island men, including Barrington resident John Licciardello, with possession and transfer of child pornography. Task force members initiated an undercover investigative operation to identify subjects allegedly involved in sharing images of child pornography on the Internet. The investigation reportedly yielded numerous images and videos