State Government Press Releases

Page 5 of 93
11/25/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Theodore Gathmann (age 20), of Roswell, GA, pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Stephen P. Nugent to one count of first degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea, Gathmann was sentenced to 25 years with 12 years to serve,...
11/21/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Maurice Nova (age 28), of Pawtucket, pleaded guilty Friday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple counts of distribution, manufacture and possession of a controlled substance. Under the terms of the plea, Nova was sentenced to...
11/21/2016
On the heels of news that the number of roadway fatalities nationwide is higher than it's been since 2009, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today previewed legislation he intends to refile that will increase penalties for those who are convicted of killing or injuring individuals while driving...
11/17/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Juan "Cookie" Rivera (age 51), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Joseph Montalbano to 51 counts of violating the Uniformed Controlled Substances Act, including delivery of heroin, fentanyl, crystal meth,...
11/09/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Kimberly Moore (age 49), of Foster, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today to embezzling more than $125,000 from the Junior League of Rhode Island (JLRI). Under the terms of the plea, Moore was sentenced by Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl to a...
11/03/2016
Statement from Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the appointment of Captain Ann Assumpico as Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police: "On behalf of the Office of Attorney General, I extend congratulations to Captain Ann Assumpico on being named Superintendent of the Rhode Island...
11/02/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals pleaded nolo contendere yesterday to unemployment insurance benefit fraud with court-ordered restitution of nearly $37,000. "Just last week, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen and myself served...
11/02/2016
The Office of Attorney General today filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Compass School for a willful and knowing, or reckless, violation 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.
11/01/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Nicola Patalano, age 60, of Cranston was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of malicious killing of an animal. The jury returned the verdict after one and one-half days of deliberations following a two and one-half day...
11/01/2016
While winter officially starts on December 21st and the temperatures have been fairly mild so far, the Farmers' Almanac is predicting above-normal snowfall and below-normal temperatures for the Northeast this year. Recognizing that some Rhode Island families struggle to afford new coats, hats,...