RI Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio arrested for DUI

ABC6 News has learned from multiple sources that Rhode Island Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio was arrested Tuesday night in Barrington for DUI.

Police in Barrington confirmed for ABC6 News that Ruggerio was arrested. Ruggerio, a Democrat from North Providence was previously arrested back in 1990 for allegedly stealing condoms from a drugstore.

According to court officials, Ruggerio is scheduled to appear in court on April 4th to formally face the DUI charge. ABC6 News will be following this developing story throughout the day.