State Government Press Releases

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12/04/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), today signed a partnership agreement in which Rhode Island will provide prosecutorial training to foreign partners to enhance their...
11/29/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today issued the following statement on the passing of former Attorney General Herbert F. DeSimone: "Herb DeSimone will be remembered as a dedicated and principled public servant. In every role he served, he did so with great integrity and honor, matched only...
11/26/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Russell Burrell, age 18, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause for his role in the July 30, 2012 murders of Shemeeka Barrows, Michael Martin and Damien Colon. Burrell, who was a juvenile at the time of the murder...
11/22/2013
Whether you dare to face the Black Friday crowds at area superstores for deep discounts, or wait for Cyber Monday to search out great bargains on the Internet, the two busiest shopping days of the year are quickly approaching, and Attorney General Kilmartin is reminding all holiday shoppers of...
11/19/2013
Earlier today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin brought his "Txting & Drving...It Can Wait" campaign to Warwick Veterans Memorial High School, where he spoke to approximately 300 seniors about the dangers of texting and driving.
11/19/2013
As a result of a month long cell phone recycling drive held by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Office of Attorney General, Verizon Wireless made a $2,500 HopeLine contribution to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) to provide financial assistance to local non-...
11/18/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini sentenced Julio Morais (age 51), with a last known address of 23 Walker Street, Pawtucket, to 50 years, with 35 to serve for child molestation. In addition, Morais was ordered to undergo sex offender...
11/18/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that his Office, along with the Attorneys General of 36 other States and the District of Columbia, entered into a settlement with Google Inc. concerning its setting of cookies on certain Safari Web browsers during 2011 and 2012. Under the terms...
11/18/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that reputed mobster Frank "Bobo" Marrapese, Jr., age 70, with a last known address of 104 Elwin Street in Cranston, was sentenced to nine years for his role in a criminal enterprise that involved extortion and loan sharking. Marrapese pleaded...
11/12/2013
Joins Global Initiative Encouraging Smartphone Maker to Protect the Safety Of Consumers Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today signed onto a letter urging three of the leading smartphone manufacturers -- Google/Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft – to develop a technological means to...