State Government Press Releases

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01/30/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that a Providence County Superior Court jury found Jose "Gio" Lopez (age 18), with a last known address of 28 Joslin Street, Providence, guilty of the December 24, 2013 murder of Ryan Almeida. The jury found Lopez guilty of murder, discharging a...
01/30/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General and Town of Warren entered into a joint settlement agreement in which the Town agreed to pay a $1,500 fine for violating the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA). The Office of Attorney General filed...
01/26/2015
With Governor Gina Raimondo declaring a state of emergency in advance of the pending severe winter weather event, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin reminds businesses and consumers that under Rhode Island General Laws 6-13-21, upon a declaration of a state of emergency by the governor, retail...
01/15/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Richard Perry (age 57), with a last known address of 50 Arlington Avenue, Warren, pled nolo contendere to three counts of second degree child molestation. The plea came after the start of a jury-waived trial before Superior Court Justice...
01/14/2015
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha today jointly announced the cross-designation of several senior prosecutors to enhance the prosecution of multi-jurisdictional crime including narcotics, firearms, and human trafficking, as well as public...
01/14/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Edmond McNeil, aka Edward McNeil (age 56), with a last known address of 505 Prairie Avenue, Providence, pled nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false...
01/09/2015
The Office of Attorney General today filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Nasonville Fire District for violations of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failure to respond to an APRA request within the time as prescribed by law. On January 15, 2014,...
01/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Abel M. Perdigao (age 43), (with a last known address of 21 Fleming Street, East Providence, RI pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Special Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false...
01/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Joao M. Branco (age 42), with a last known address of 23 Pleasant Street, Apt 2, Cumberland, RI, pled nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Special Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false...
01/05/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced the Office of Attorney General will again hold a cell phone recycling drive throughout the month of January to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV). The program is supported...