State Government Press Releases

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09/16/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Ricardo Romero (age 35), of Pawtucket, was sentenced today to 20 years, with seven years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, after having been found guilty in May of three counts of second degree child molestation. The sentence...
09/16/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Tyrone Hall (age 42), of Providence, pleaded guilty yesterday to possession of a firearm having been previously convicted of a crime of violence and possession of a firearm without a license. Under the terms of the plea, Superior Court Justice...
09/09/2016
Below please find a statement by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the retirement of Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police: "The citizens of Rhode Island owe Colonel Steven O'Donnell a great debt of gratitude for his more than 30 years of service in...
09/07/2016
Kilmartin Announces Extension of Rebate Program Through September 2017 Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin presented a $6,294 check to Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police, representing the amount the State Police received recently as...
09/06/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Matthew Gumkowski (age 34), formerly of West Warwick, was sentenced to life plus a consecutive 45 years in prison today by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel for the May 11, 2011 murder of 42-year old Michael DiRaimo. Gumkowski was found...
09/06/2016
Signore to Work on Child Protection Issues Shannon Signore, Special Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Child Abuse Unit in the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, has been chosen to serve as the first Beau Biden Foundation fellow. For the next three months she will work on...
09/06/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit today announced that the State has filed a lawsuit against gasoline manufacturers to recover expenses associated with the cleanup of the gasoline additive Methyl Tertiary Butyl...
09/02/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Ruth Rosa-Rios (age 46), of Woonsocket, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Justice William E. Carnes to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $2,000 in unemployment...
09/01/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General (RIAG) has approved, with conditions, the proposed affiliation between LMW Healthcare (Westerly Hospital) and Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation. RIAG accepted an application from the parties for an...
08/31/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that two individuals pleaded nolo contendere yesterday to unemployment insurance benefit fraud with court-ordered restitution in excess of $15,000. "These pleas account for an additional $15,000 in court-ordered restitution that we have been...