WOONSOCKET â A homegrown kingpin of the crack cocaine trade drew 22 years of federal prison time when he was sentenced on drug-trafficking and conspiracy charges in U.S. District Court on Wednesday.
Robert O. Robinson, 30, was the leader and organizer of a drug-distribution network he ran out of Taluâs Cafe on Willow Street, federal prosecutors said.
CUMBERLAND â Billionaire Donald Trump seems to be involved in almost everything these days â but the District 19 RI Senate race?
Yes, that too.
Democratic challenger Ryan Pearson sent out a mailing to voters in the district earlier this month, criticizing incumbent Republican Bethany Mouraâs absences and missed votes in the last two years. On one side, the cardboard flyer said âIf you missed work as much as Beth MouraâŠYouâd be fired!â Below that was a picture of Trump, pointing an accusatory-looking finger, along with his signature line âYouâre fired!â from his TV show âThe Apprentice.â