State Government Press Releases

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Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Matthew Klotz (DOB: 3/4/84), with a last known address of 244 Hempstead Street, New London, CT, pleaded guilty today to one count of attempted kidnapping, stalking and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. Superior Court Justice...
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced that Todd Lauzon (DOB: 3/23/73), with a last known address of 30 Munroe Street, Woonsocket, pleaded guilty yesterday to 30 counts of embezzlement in an pre-paid funeral services scheme. Superior Court Associate Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Lauzon to...
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced that last week Superior Court Associate Justice Williams E. Carnes, Jr., ordered Joseph Botelho, (DOB: 2/16/68) of Bristol, RI, to serve 17 years for violating probation for three felony sentences at the time he committed a new offense. The sentence came...
Rhode Island to Receive $2.67 Million from Settlement In the largest-ever multi-state consumer protection settlement with a pharmaceutical company, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that he and 35 other Attorneys General have reached a record $181 million dollar settlement...
In response to the first progress report issued by the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor Joseph P. Smith, which discloses the five settling mortgage service providers have granted $10.56 billion in consumer relief to borrowers between March 1 and June 30, 2012 nationally, with 355 Rhode Island...
Citing staggering statistics on the number of young people who try alcohol, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and MADD-RI Execute Director Gabrielle Abbate today called on local Urban Outfitters stores to pull provocative t-shirts glorifying underage drinking from shelves. The clothing...
Citing staggering statistics on the number of young people who try alcohol, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and MADD-RI Execute Director Gabrielle Abbate today called on local Urban Outfitters stores to pull provocative t-shirts glorifying underage drinking from shelves. The clothing...
Recognizing that more people use the Internet for information and to contact elected officials with questions or complaints, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has updated the Office of Attorney General website, www.riag.ri.gov, to enable constituents to contact the Office directly with two new...
"Txtng & Drivng… It Can Wait" Awareness Campaign will Include Visits to R.I. Schools Declare September 19th as "Don't Text and Drive Day" in Rhode Island Providence, RI (Wednesday, August 15, 2012) - The statistics are startling: While nearly all teenagers know that...
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Associate Justice Judith C. Savage today sentenced Jason Nickerson (DOB: 01/05/81), with a last known address of 24 Roberts Street, Woonsocket, to 60 years, with 50 to serve, on each count of the four counts of first degree sexual...