RITBA employee charged with fraud

Rhode Island – On January 22, 2016, at approximately 9:00AM, members of the Financial Crimes Unit arrested Barbara X. Donnelly, age 39, of 60 Middle Road, Unit #2, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, for Larceny Over $1500. The arrest was the result of a complaint filed with the Financial Crimes Unit by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority and subsequent investigation. Ms. Donnelly was taken into custody at her residence without incident and transported to the Wickford Barracks. Ms. Donnelly was processed, arraigned before the Honorable Judge Hastings in Second District Court and released on $1,000 personal recognizance.