State Government Press Releases

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09/29/2015
Kilmartin to Lead Attorneys General Conference on Opioid Abuse, Addiction and Overdose Epidemic Kilmartin Secures Rebate on Naloxone As states continue to address the epidemic of heroin and opioid-based painkiller abuse and addiction and its devastating effect on public health...
09/25/2015
First Stop on Statewide Awareness Campaign is Exeter-West Greenwich High School With recent studies showing that seven in 10 people are still using their smartphones while at the wheel and a startling number of drivers snap selfies or video chat, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin...
09/18/2015
To support and foster Ukraine's pursuit of reform and rule of law, the U.S. Department of State and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) recently dispatched a team of prosecutors from the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General to the nation to train the newly established...
09/18/2015
Popular program returns to Rhode Island on September 26th On September 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rhode Islanders are encouraged to drop off their unused and expired prescription drugs at one of more than 30 locations across the state as part of the national Prescription Drug Take...
09/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carl Graham (age 62), of Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendre today before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for fraudulently collecting more than $17,000 in unemployment...
09/16/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jmaire Wray (age 16), of East Providence, pleaded nolo contendre on September 11, 2015 before Family Court Judge Kathleen A. Voccola to two counts of sex trafficking of a minor, one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor, and one...
09/14/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Stella Tabiti, alias Stella Agbaje, (age 34), with a last known address of 68 Lowell Avenue, Providence, pleaded nolo contendre today before Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500...
09/11/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini today sentenced Antonio Acosta (age 70), of Providence, to 15 years to serve for child molestation and sexual assault. In addition, Acosta was ordered to have no contact with the victim and must...
09/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today, Derell Johnson, age 22, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney III to second degree murder and first degree robbery. The charges are related to the April 1, 2015 death of Briana Giorgio. Under the terms...
09/03/2015
Reports estimate that nationwide, this scam has cost taxpayers $20 million in losses; Consumers targeted report that scam artists are using "spoofed" phone numbers to appear to be from legitimate organizations Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning consumers of a resurgence in...