WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The mayor of Warwick, Rhode Island has confirmed that a federal investigation involving City Hall is underway.
WPRI-TV reports that Mayor Joseph Solomon said Monday he could not comment on what is being investigated, but he says it does not involve his administration. He says he has not been interviewed by investigators.
Target 12’s Walt Buteau joined WPRO’s Matt Allen to discuss. Listen Below:
Solomon became acting mayor last spring after Scott Avedisian stepped down to become CEO of the state Public Transit Authority. Solomon was voted into office in November.
Avedisian also says he hasn’t been interviewed and has not heard anything about an investigation involving his administration.
FBI spokeswoman Officer Kristen Setera says they cannot confirm or deny the existence of an investigation.
Citizen watchdog Rob Cote joined WPRO’s Dan Yorke to speak about the ongoing federal investigation at Warwick City Hall. Listen below:
Information from: WPRI-TV, http://www.wpri.com