State Government Press Releases

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07/30/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced sentences for two individuals charged in DUI death resulting cases in Woonsocket and South Kingstown. Kilmartin announced that Peter Major (age 43) of Pawtucket was sentenced today before Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel for the July 2011 DUI...
07/30/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced John Rainey (age 54), with a last known address of 2545 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, was sentenced to 60 years, with 50 to serve, for multiple counts of first and second degree child molestation. Rainey was found guilty in June 2013 by a Superior...
07/30/2013
The Rhode Island Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) will hold a public informational meeting concerning the proposed sale of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island to Prime Healthcare Services on Monday, September 30,
07/24/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is pleased to announce that his Open Government Summit is scheduled for Friday, August 2, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Roger Williams University School of Law. The Summit is free and open to the public; community members, public employees, elected...
07/24/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bi-partisan national coalition of attorneys general calling on Congress to amend the law to help fight prostitution and child sex trafficking. In a letter to key members of Congress, Kilmartin and colleagues advocated that Congress amend the...
07/23/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Christopher Swiridowsky, age 34, was found guilty on Friday by a Providence County Superior Court jury for the October 28, 2007 rape of a 26-year old Providence woman. Swiridowsky was found guilty of three counts of first degree sexual...
07/22/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Terrel Barros (age 24), with a last known address of 10 Spring Street, Fairhaven, was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury for the August 26, 2012 murder of Jamal Cruz outside Monet Lounge nightclub in Providence. ...
07/19/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding the guilty verdict in the case of Barrington Police Sergeant Joseph Andreozzi: "As a police officer, sworn to uphold the law at all times, the defendant has a moral, ethical and legal obligation to conduct himself with...
07/17/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney, III, sentenced Julio Alicea (age 70), with a last known address of 213 Hunt Street, Central Falls, to serve 18 years in violation of his probation stemming from a 1992 child molestation conviction. ...
07/12/2013
With the stroke of a pen, Rhode Island joined more than two dozen states and Washington D.C. in divesting all state funds from Iran as Governor Chafee signed into law legislation sponsored by Senator Joshua Miller and Representative Mia Ackerman at the request of Attorney General Peter F....