State Government Press Releases

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02/22/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Keturah Bryan (age 36), of Hartford, CT, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more than $14,000 in unemployment insurance benefits...
02/16/2017
Today, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined 15 other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit against the Trump Administration's Executive Order on immigration in the Eastern District of New York, which the State of New York has joined. This follows...
02/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Michael Stokes (age 27), of Providence, was found guilty today by a Providence County Superior Court jury of the October 17, 2015 shooting inside the El Tiburon nightclub in Providence. Stokes was found guilty of three counts of assault with a...
02/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Nicola Patalano, age 60, of Cranston, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to the maximum penalty for the November 2014 beating and killing of his neighbor's Yorkie breed named Missy. Patalano received a sentence...
02/14/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Patrick O'Sullivan (age 45), of Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more than $11,000 in unemployment insurance benefits while...
02/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Frank Rogowski (age 47), of West Warwick, RI, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern on Monday to the January 7, 2015 robbery of the Coventry Credit Union. Under the terms of the plea, Rogowski was sentenced to 20...
02/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Tamika Diaz (age 42), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more than $10,000 in unemployment insurance benefits while...
02/06/2017
Coalition of 16 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Supporting Washington State Lawsuit Against President Trump's Executive Order Amicus Brief Follows Other Legal Actions by State Attorneys General Last Week Today, sixteen Attorneys General, including Rhode Island Attorney General Peter...
02/03/2017
After receiving a phone call from a local business alerting us to a scam, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning all businesses of an emerging email scam that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information of employees. The scammers send emails that appear to...
02/01/2017
Legislation Calls for Lifetime Ban on Possession of Firearms for Those Convicted of Domestic Violence Would Bring Rhode Island into Compliance with Federal Law To get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and to bring Rhode Island into compliance with federal firearm laws,...