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State Trooper Penalized for Giving Report on Governor's Son's Party

A member of the State Police is being punished after giving a talk show a police report.

A state trooper is being penalized after allegedly giving a police report to radio talk show WPRO, reports The Providence Journal on Friday. 

According to The Journal, the report was about , Caleb Chafee. The identity of the state trooper being disciplined was not released. 

State Police are investigating an incident in which a "highly intoxicated" 18-year-old woman was found walking along Route 102 in Exeter on May 28 after apparently leaving a party.

Chafee, son of Gov. Lincoln Chafee, allegedly hosted the party and told the girl not to call 911 until she was away from the property, according to the report. 

Caleb Chafee, 18, graduated from the  on May 27. 

getreal July 14, 2012 at 01:59 AM
So what did it say?
portsmouthgirl63 July 14, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Agree wholeheartedly with all of the above....
camille67 July 16, 2012 at 01:42 PM
What type of discipline was issued to the Trooper? In what world can the Governor interfere with an on-going investigation? Can the Governor be cited for intering with this investigation in any way? Wouldn't that be cool?
Denise McGee July 16, 2012 at 02:57 PM
I agree with Joe Sousa!!!!!
Jim O'Dell August 19, 2012 at 10:10 PM
How can the Governor (Gump) interfere with a trooper period. Sounds like obstruction to me at the very least. Gump needs a reality check, and maybe a last place finish in the next election will bring him back to it. Unfortunately, in the meantime we're stuck with this "tax and spend" idiot!!!!

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