State Government Press Releases

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05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has reached a settlement agreement with the Manville Fire Department for violations of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failing to provide a timely response to an APRA request. Under the terms of the...
05/11/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that John Cope (age 49), with a last known address of 1 Harkness Street, Providence, waived indictment and pleaded nolo contendere to manslaughter for the November 2014 death of 78 year-old Erick Brandon. Under the terms of the plea agreement,...
05/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Ernest Sabourin (age 75), with a last known address of 120 Earle Street, Central Falls, was found guilty on Wednesday by a Providence County Superior Court jury of two counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of second degree sexual assault,
05/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Jesse Perry (age 61), with a last known address of 140 Beattie Street, Fall River, was sentenced to a term of life for child molestation. In addition, Perry was ordered to undergo sex offender counseling, must comply with sex offender...
05/06/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Randy Lopez (age 31), with a last known address of 697 Park Ave, 1st floor, Woonsocket, pleaded guilty today to drug and gun charges before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. Lopez pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver...
05/06/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jason King (age 22), with a last known address of 10 Valley Street, New Haven, CT, pleaded guilty on Monday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to second degree murder and assault with a dangerous weapon for the November 4, 2013...
05/05/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Jayquan Garlington (age 25), with a last known address of 115 Canton Street, Providence, pleaded guilty to carrying a pistol without a license and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Superior...
05/01/2015
Consumers invited to drop off up to two "banker boxes" of documents; asked to bring non-perishable food item for Rhode Island Community Food Bank Every year, scores of Americans have their identities stolen, with the U.S. Department of Justice estimating that approximately 16.6...
04/30/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today, a Providence County Superior Court jury found Michael Patino (age 33) guilty of second degree murder in the 2009 beating death of six-year-old Marco Nieves. The jury returned the guilty verdict after deliberating for eight hours following a...
04/24/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Wednesday, Elizabeth Adams (age 46), with a last known address of 102 Linwood Avenue, Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere before Providence Superior Court Justice Jeffrey Lanphear to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for falsely...