State Government Press Releases

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01/14/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Edmond McNeil, aka Edward McNeil (age 56), with a last known address of 505 Prairie Avenue, Providence, pled nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false...
01/09/2015
The Office of Attorney General today filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Nasonville Fire District for violations of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failure to respond to an APRA request within the time as prescribed by law. On January 15, 2014,...
01/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Abel M. Perdigao (age 43), (with a last known address of 21 Fleming Street, East Providence, RI pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Special Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false...
01/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Joao M. Branco (age 42), with a last known address of 23 Pleasant Street, Apt 2, Cumberland, RI, pled nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Special Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false...
01/05/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced the Office of Attorney General will again hold a cell phone recycling drive throughout the month of January to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV). The program is supported...
12/24/2014
Proposed Military Lending Act Rules Are An Improvement, But Loopholes Remain That Expose Service Members To Abusive Fees And "Sham" Secured Loans With Sky High Interest RatesA.G. Kilmartin: We Must Protect Service Members From Financial Abuse While They Protect Our Country ...
12/23/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Kenneth Lovett, age 31, with a last known address of 112 Eastwood Avenue, Providence, pleaded guilty on Friday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause for his role in three armed robberies. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Lovett...
12/22/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Russell Burrell (age 19) was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to six life sentences plus ten years for his role in the July 30, 2012 murders of Shemeeka Barrows, Michael Martin and Damien Colon. Burrell, who was a...
12/19/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Luis "Fat Boy" Gonzalez (age 24), with a last known address of 645 Douglas Avenue, Providence, to 50 years with 30 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for his role in the June...
12/17/2014
To educate and inform newly-elected and appointed officials about the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA), Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will once again lead an "Open Government 101" summit. The "101" summit will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at...