State Government Press Releases

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10/22/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Chief David DeCesare of the Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs are alerting the public about a scam where an individual is calling Rhode Islanders claiming there is a warrant out for their arrest for failure to appear for jury duty. The individual has...
10/19/2015
With reports of the first snowflakes falling in parts of Rhode Island, 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 and Stuff Drive." Now through Monday, November 23rd,...
10/16/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sandry Russell (age 31), with a last known address of 124 Cleveland Street, Providence, entered a guilty plea yesterday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to burglary, felony assault, using a firearm while committing a crime of...
10/16/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Joshua "J Boog" DeJesus (age 23), with a last known address of 161 Sisson Street, Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to felony assault, discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence,...
10/14/2015
CMS should prohibit binding arbitration clauses in contracts, say 16 AG's Providence, Rhode Island (October 14, 2015) -- Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today expressed his strong opposition to pre-dispute arbitration clauses in long-term care facility contracts, saying their use...
10/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Providence County Superior Court jury found Chaquiro Blandino (age 21), with a last known address of 150 Stamford Avenue, Providence, guilty of all charges in the drive-by shooting murder of Francis Rodriguez. Blandino was found guilty of first...
10/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a $26.75 million multistate settlement with Stericycle, Inc., an Illinois-based medical waste disposal company, resolving allegations that it violated the false claims acts of 12 states, Washington, D.C., and the federal government by improperly...
10/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Emmanuel Algaria, age 23, with a last known address of 316 Manville Road, Woonsocket, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl to voluntary manslaughter in the death of his 24-year-old girlfriend Catherine Salvi.
10/02/2015
Information and Rebate Form available on www.riag.ri.gov Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Naloxone manufacturer Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., executed an agreement that requires the company to offer a $4 rebate for each Naloxone kit (syringe dosage only) purchased by non-...
09/30/2015
On Thursday, October 1, 2015, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will join several past attorneys general to honor individuals and organizations at the 11th annual Justice Awards. The ceremony will be held in the third floor conference room at the Office of the Attorney General, 150...