State Government Press Releases

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10/17/2013
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the City of Woonsocket for two knowing and willful violations of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). On December 21, 2012, the Law Offices of Michael Kelly made an APRA request to the City.
10/15/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Christopher Swiridowsky, age 34, was sentenced to a total of 50 years, with 27 to serve for the October 28, 2007 rape of a 26-year old Providence woman. Swiridowsky was found guilty in July by a Providence County Superior Court jury after a...
10/15/2013
Tollgate Principal Stephen Chrabaszcz to Demonstrate the Dangers with a Driving Simulator, 300 Seniors to Pledge to Not Text While Driving On Thursday, October 17, 2013, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), the Rhode Island State...
10/15/2013
Building on the success of the previous Prescription Drug Take Back Days, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin joins the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local and state law enforcement agencies to remind the public to gather their unused, expired and unwanted prescription medications for the...
10/10/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Terrel Barros (age 24) was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences for the August 26, 2012 murder of Jamal Cruz outside Monet Lounge nightclub in Providence. On July 22, 2013, a Superior Court jury found Barros guilty on all counts...
10/10/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined the Attorneys General of 46 other states and the District of Columbia to announce that Connecticut-based Affinion, and its subsidiaries Trilegiant and Webloyalty, will pay over $30 million to settle allegations that they misled consumers into signing up...
10/08/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders of an aggressive new scam hitting the area, where people are being threatened with imminent arrest for failure to appear for jury duty, however they are offered the opportunity to "post bail" by paying a certain amount with a credit...
10/08/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Richard Daigle (age 49), with a last known address of Birch Avenue in East Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Brian Van Couyghen to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting in excess...
10/03/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, in partnership with the Loan Modification Scam Alert campaign, will host a free mortgage foreclosure prevention and loan modification workshop on Saturday, October 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the CCRI Providence Campus.
10/02/2013
Building on the success of last year's drive and to recognize National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again holding a cell phone recycling drive throughout the month of October to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition...