State Government Press Releases

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01/30/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Bruce Moten (age 27), of Providence, to consecutive life sentences plus 70 years for the October 22, 2014 gangland shooting in Providence that left Terry Robinson dead and...
01/30/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Leon Taylor (age 34), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere to one count of manslaughter for the June 9, 2014 stabbing death of David Simmons. Under the terms of the plea, Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers sentenced...
01/27/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that George Tabora (age 54), of East Greenwich, RI, was found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of two counts of second degree child molestation. The jury returned the verdict after five hours of deliberations following a...
01/27/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Christopher Jimenez (age 30), of Providence, RI, was sentenced to life plus 15 years for the 2012 murder of his infant daughter Christina. Jimenez was found guilty of second degree murder and first degree child abuse in October...
01/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Justice Andrade (age 23), of Providence, was found guilty today for the July 2014 murder of Ty Shon Perry in the City of Providence. The jury returned the verdict after eight hours of deliberations that followed the trial presided over by...
01/25/2017
After an extensive review of the case, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General has filed a notice of dismissal, pursuant to Rule 48a, in the case involving Ms. Elaine Yates (K2-1988-0721A). After reviewing all of the evidence in this...
01/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals have pleaded this week to unemployment insurance benefit fraud of nearly $60,000. "We have picked up right where we left off last year in aggressively prosecuting individuals who have stolen unemployment insurance benefits,...
01/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jamal Rogers (age 23), of Woonsocket, was found guilty of five counts of second degree sexual assault. The jury returned the guilty after two days of deliberations preceded by a three-day trial before Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini. ...
01/23/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a group of 16 other attorneys general in filing a motion to intervene in a federal appeals case in order to defend the constitutionality of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The case PHH Corporation, et al. v. Consumer...
01/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Henry Bozzo (age 62), of Warwick, was sentenced to 45 years, with 18 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for child molestation. Bozzo was found guilty in October 2016 of one count of first degree child molestation a...