State Government Press Releases

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11/21/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Daniel Lane (age 47), of Woonsocket, yesterday pled nolo contendere before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of first degree child molestation and one count of first degree sexual assault. Under the terms of the plea...
11/20/2014
The federal government should adopt rules that protect consumers from mandatory arbitration clauses in important contracts, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and his colleagues in 15 other states wrote in a letter sent this week to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The...
11/18/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Angel "Yung Cyph" Valerio (age 20), with a last known address of 32 Sackett Street, Providence, to 15 years, with 12 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for his role in the...
11/18/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today applauded the decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court affirming the Superior Court judgment denying Rocco D'Alessio post conviction relief motion to vacate the guilty verdict in the January 13, 2000 murder of his infant daughter Gianna. On April 16,...
11/17/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Ashner "Pookie" Alexis, age 19, of 12 Longfellow Street, Pawtucket, was found guilty by a jury for his role as the shooter in the February 4, 2014 murder of George Holland, Jr. The verdict was returned in under two hours after a seven day...
11/17/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Luis Laboy, age 44, of 134 Willow Street, Providence, to the maximum sentence allowed by statute for the killing of his ex-girlfriend's three month old Chihuahua puppy. Justice Vogel sentenced...
11/14/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that George Reddick (age 59), of Brooklyn, NY, waived indictment and pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Walter R. Stone to one count of first degree arson. Reddick will be sentenced in January. Under the terms of the plea...
11/10/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today applauded the decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court affirming the Superior Court judgment in favor of the State of Rhode Island in the personal injury case of Simcha Berman v. Laura Sitrin, et al. "I am very pleased that the Supreme Court affirmed...
11/07/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Daquan Watts, age 20, with a last known address of 26 Hollis Street, Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to first degree murder, discharge of a firearm death resulting, conspiracy to commit murder and...
11/06/2014
As winter approaches and temperatures begin to drop, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket to collect winter apparel as part of the annual "Warm Hearts Coats & Stuff Drive." Now through Monday, November 24th, the public can...