State Government Press Releases

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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...
11/03/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jose Sepulveda (aka Jose Perez), age 39, with a last known address of 1218 Elmwood Avenue, Warwick, pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting...
11/03/2014
As a state office, the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office will be closed to the public on Election Day. However, the office will be staffed to accept reports of alleged violations of state election laws. As in all statewide elections, an assistant attorney general will be available to accept...
10/30/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Justin Menoche, age 26, with a last known address of 366 Wickenden Street, Providence, pled guilty yesterday before Superior Court Justice William Carnes to child pornography and indecent solicitation of a minor. Menoche, a former Burrillville...
10/28/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today the conviction of a Johnston flooring contractor who violated a RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) order to pay more than $1,400 in unpaid wages to a former employee. John J. Hoegen, 34, with a last known address of 21 Maple Ave. in...
10/23/2014
Grant provides energy efficiency and indoor air quality intervention for at least 135 low-income Rhode Island families Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) today at a press conference to announce a $500,000 grant from the Attorney...
10/20/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, generating about $150 billion...
10/20/2014
On the heels of hosting the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region meeting, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is proud to host the NAAG 2014 Fall Consumer Protection Seminar being held this week at the Providence Biltmore being. Kilmartin serves as the NAAG Consumer...