State Government Press Releases

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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...
09/29/2015
Kilmartin to Lead Attorneys General Conference on Opioid Abuse, Addiction and Overdose Epidemic Kilmartin Secures Rebate on Naloxone As states continue to address the epidemic of heroin and opioid-based painkiller abuse and addiction and its devastating effect on public health...
09/25/2015
First Stop on Statewide Awareness Campaign is Exeter-West Greenwich High School With recent studies showing that seven in 10 people are still using their smartphones while at the wheel and a startling number of drivers snap selfies or video chat, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin...
09/18/2015
To support and foster Ukraine's pursuit of reform and rule of law, the U.S. Department of State and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) recently dispatched a team of prosecutors from the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General to the nation to train the newly established...
09/18/2015
Popular program returns to Rhode Island on September 26th On September 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rhode Islanders are encouraged to drop off their unused and expired prescription drugs at one of more than 30 locations across the state as part of the national Prescription Drug Take...
09/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carl Graham (age 62), of Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendre today before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for fraudulently collecting more than $17,000 in unemployment...