State Government Press Releases

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04/26/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Raymond Hugh (age 50), of Cranston, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today to one count of bribery of a public official before Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl. Under the terms of the plea, Hugh was sentenced to three years with one year to...
04/25/2017
Determined to continue rigorous enforcement of environmental laws in their respective states, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general in signing a letter to President Trump, strongly urging him to reconfirm the United States' commitment to the Paris Agreement.
04/25/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that George Tabora (age 54), of East Greenwich, RI, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern to 25 years with 15 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for the second-degree molestation of a young boy.
04/24/2017
Statement by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: "In 1915, just prior to the start of World War I, nearly two million Armenians were living in the Ottoman Empire in what is now Turkey. On April 24, 1915, Ottoman authorities began a systematic...
04/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the State of Rhode Island has reached a settlement in principle with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations of unintentional discrimination by the R.I. Department of Corrections (DOC) in the testing process for correctional officer...
04/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Johnny Sak (age 25), of Providence pleaded guilty to the December 8, 2015 motor vehicle crash that killed 22-year old Alexandra Patten Parenteau. Sak pleaded guilty to DUI death resulting and driving to endanger resulting in death. In...
04/24/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a multistate letter calling out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers and their families across the country by revoking critical reforms designed to help students avoid...
04/21/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Marlaina F. Rapoza (age 41), of Warwick, RI, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before District Court Judge Stephen Isherwood to two counts of failure to pay wages. Under the terms of the plea, Rapoza was sentenced to one year...
04/21/2017
In a letter to President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, signed by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, attorneys general from across the country urge continued funding for substance abuse treatment programs in any plan to replace the...
04/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Michael Stokes (age 28), of Providence, was sentenced to a total of 50 years to serve, 35 of which is not eligible for parole, for the October 17, 2015 shooting inside the El Tiburon nightclub in Providence. Stokes was found guilty by a jury of...