State Government Press Releases

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09/12/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Manivone Phimmahom, age 42, of Branch Avenue, Cumberland, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear to 23 years, with one year to serve at the ACI, followed by two years on home confinement and the remainder suspended with...
09/11/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Luis Laboy, age 44, of 134 Willow Street, Providence, was found guilty by a jury of malicious killing of a dog and assault and several domestic violence charges. The jury returned the verdict in approximately two hours after a four day...
09/11/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Brendon LeBlanc, age 38, of 23 Byron Street, Pawtucket, pled nolo contendere to six counts of first degree robbery and was sentenced to 40 years with 18 to serve and the remainder suspended with probation. In addition, LeBlanc pled nolo...
09/10/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Patrick Allienello, age 48, of 212 Bellevue Court, Narragansett, pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to nine counts of embezzlement for stealing more than $900,000 from clients in real estate transactions.
09/10/2014
Citing an increase in consumer complaints about telemarketing and robo-calls, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow phone companies to utilize call-blocking technologies that would better protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams.
09/10/2014
With The Home Depot confirming earlier reports of a massive data breach experienced by the home improvement retailer, Attorney General Kilmartin is urging all Rhode Island consumers who have shopped at any one of the more 2,200 stores in the United States since April to monitor their banking and...
09/08/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Zachary Thole, age 21, with a last known address of 8 Twilight Trail, Richmond, pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Melanie Wilk Thunberg to DUI death resulting for the November 22, 2013 crash that resulted in the death...
09/05/2014
With the information that as many as one out of every four Americans may be impacted by the recently announced possible Home Depot data breach, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is reminding Rhode Island consumers to monitor debit and credit card activity regularly and report suspicious charges...
09/04/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced former state representative Leonidis Medina, (age 50) of Providence, to 20 years with three years incarceration and the balance of 17 years suspended with probation. Medina was found guilty by...
09/03/2014
AG Kilmartin Supports 2010 settlement with EPA that requires the Agency to address power plant emissions that contribute to climate change Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has joined attorneys general from 10 other states and two cities in a motion filed yesterday in the U.S.