State Government Press Releases

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12/19/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Luis "Fat Boy" Gonzalez (age 24), with a last known address of 645 Douglas Avenue, Providence, to 50 years with 30 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for his role in the June...
12/17/2014
To educate and inform newly-elected and appointed officials about the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA), Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will once again lead an "Open Government 101" summit. The "101" summit will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at...
12/15/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Louis Pina, age 21, of Providence, pled guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to the December 4, 2013 murder of 16-year-old Eric Cuesta. Under the terms of the plea agreement, with was reached with the approval of the victim'...
12/11/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Quandell Husband (age 18) to consecutive life sentences plus 10 years for his role in the July 2012 murder of Shameeka Barros, Damien Colon, and Michael Martin. Husband was found guilty by...
12/11/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Joseph Simone (age 25) of 16 Beach Street, North Providence, pled nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Jeffrey Lanphear to child pornography, indecent solicitation of a minor, extortion and impersonating police officers. Under the...
12/10/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Superior Court Justice Jeffrey Lanphear sentenced Brandon Borge, age 36, of Fall River, MA, to 25 years with 10 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for the April 1, 2012 DUI Death Resulting incident that killed 34-year-...
12/04/2014
Settlement Includes Restitution for Consumers Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin along with the attorneys general of 44 states and the District of Columbia, announced today that Sirius XM Radio Inc. of New York has agreed to pay $3.8 million to the states and to provide restitution to...
12/03/2014
On the heels of denouncing National Grid's electric rate increase request, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed a motion to intervene with full-party status in the hearing before the PUC to protest the proposed increase. The PUC hearing is scheduled for December 16, 2014. The proposed...
12/03/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Louis Caruolo (age 41), with a last known address of 805 Providence Street, West Warwick, was sentenced on Monday to three years, with 18 months to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for his third DUI within five years. In addition,
12/02/2014
There's Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now "Giving Tuesday." A global day dedicated to giving back to the community, Giving Tuesday encourages people to volunteer or make a monetary donation to their favorite charity. Before opening up their wallets, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is...