State Government Press Releases

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10/10/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department Of Public Safety, joined Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Charles Fogarty, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (RI DLT) to announce that on Thursday,...
10/10/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Richard "Junior" Pena, age 40, with a last known address of 54 Aschem Street in Providence, pled guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver fentanyl,...
10/09/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini found Patrick Cahill, age 25, with a last known address of 25 Newport Street, Woonsocket, guilty of one count of second degree child abuse. Sentencing is scheduled for December 8, 2014. During...
10/08/2014
AT&T Mobility to provide $80 million to pay refunds to consumers State of Rhode Island to Receive $220,000 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that his office along with the Attorneys General of the other 49 States and the District of Columbia, the...
10/03/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Bruce O. DaSilva, age 33, with a last known address of 15 Aetna Street, Central Falls, pled nolo contendere earlier this week before Providence Superior Court Justice Luis M. Matos to One Count of Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses for...
10/02/2014
The Rhode Island Farm Bureau announced it has awarded Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin with the "Friend of Farmers" Award for his support of Farm Bureau issues and for successfully shepherding legislation through the General Assembly to create a statute for the larceny of farm products and...
09/25/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government to settle allegations that Shire Pharmaceuticals, LLC engaged in off-label marketing campaigns that improperly promoted five of its drugs: Adderrall XR, Vyvanse, Daytrona,...
09/24/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region, will host a two-day conference in Providence on September 30 and October 1, which will address the issues of sexual assault on college campuses. During the meeting, panelists will...
09/24/2014
Once again, police departments and law enforcement agencies across Rhode Island will participate in the very popular Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Created by the DEA, Prescription Drug Take Back Day gives the public the opportunity...
09/19/2014
With recent studies showing that distracted driving has surpassed drinking and driving as the leading cause of death for teenagers behind the wheel, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin continued his efforts to educate Rhode Islanders about the dangers of distracted driving with a visit to Toll...