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Rhode Island State Police

Anthony Pledger (RI State Police)

Dorchester Man Charged With Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

A Dorchester, Mass., man is facing several charges including sex trafficking of a minor, the R.I. State Police reported Saturday in a prepared statement.


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3rd Highest RI State Police Official Resigns Over Relationship

The third-highest ranking officer in the Rhode Island State Police has resigned following a relationship with a potential candidate for the state police, State Police Col. Steven O’Donnell announced Friday.


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RI Issues Amber Alert For Girl Missing From Portsmouth, RI

Rhode Island State Police have put out an Amber Alert for a 13-year-old girl missing from Portsmouth, RI.


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Man Faces DUI Charge After Driving Slowly On Interstate 95

Rhode Island State Police say a man driving in Providence with two children in the back seat of his SUV was stopped by troopers after they received calls of a possibly intoxicated motorist going slowly, drifting from lane to lane, and nearly hitting other vehicles on Route 95 South.



Brockton Man Charged With Driving Drunk Nearly 5 Times Legal Limit

A Brockton man has been charged with driving so drunk he was nearly five times above the legal limit.


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Missing Girl Found In Rhode Island After Amber Alert

An Amber Alert was issued in Rhode Island for a missing 13-year-old girl.