Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 47

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-47-59

§ 11-47-59. Possession of knife during commission of crime.

No person shall commit or attempt to commit any crime of violence while having in his or her possession a knife with a blade more than three (3) inches long. Every person violating the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced for a term not less than one year nor more than five (5) years and/or fined not exceeding three thousand dollars ($3,000).

History of Section.
P.L. 1988, ch. 248, § 1.