State Government Press Releases

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07/21/2015
17th Annual Summit Scheduled for Friday, July 31 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is pleased to announce that his latest Open Government Summit is scheduled for Friday, July 31, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI. The Summit is...
07/21/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday a Providence County Superior Court jury found Troy Footman (age 53), of Boston, guilty of two counts of sex trafficking a minor, two counts of pandering, and one count of operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. The jury...
07/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Luis Matos sentenced Ernest Sabourin (age 75), with a last known address of 120 Earle Street, Central Falls, to 25 years to serve for two counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of second degree sexual assault, and...
07/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Antonio Neri (age 36), with a last known address of 115 Church Hill Drive, Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere to possession of a firearm after being previously convicted of a crime of violence and possession of marijuana with intent to...
07/16/2015
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today released a new public service announcement (PSA) on the dangers of drunk driving. Featuring a striking, black and white aesthetic and equally striking statistics on the prevalence and deadliness of drunk driving, the PSA uses young people who...
07/13/2015
Statement from Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin regarding today's decision in Tempest v. State of Rhode Island: "Clearly, we are disappointed in the outcome in this action for post conviction relief. While we continue to evaluate the decision in depth, with all due respect to...
07/13/2015
Defendant used bakpage.com to scout victims Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Providence County Superior Court jury today found James Adams (age 34), with a last known address of 12 Midway Drive, Warwick, guilty of the July 2012 murder of Mary Grier. In addition,...
07/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on July 2, 2015, Sterling Stevens pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple charges relating to the October 21, 2014 armed attempted robbery and shooting at the Baez Market on Public Street in Providence. Stevens...
07/08/2015
Agreement prevents future resales by debt buyers, targets "zombie debts," halts collections on 528,000 consumers State of Rhode Island to Receive $239,955 Payment from Chase Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. will reform its unlawful credit card debt...
07/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Justin Pine (age 27), of 702 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney to possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence and possession of a firearm...