State Government Press Releases

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03/10/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will join the Rhode Island State Police (RISP), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and others at a press conference to release 2014 data for motor vehicle fatalities in Rhode Island among all drivers and young drivers age 16 to 24. Kilmartin...
03/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced two separate plea agreements for cases involving workers' compensation and unemployment insurance benefits fraud. These plea agreements are just the latest example of Attorney General Kilmartin's commitment to root out waste, fraud and abuse in...
03/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General will lead a prosecutorial training seminar in Providence this week for prosecutors, forensic scientists and investigators from the Mexican states of Morelos and Hidalgo. In 2008, Mexico passed a...
03/09/2015
To make Rhode Island's penalties for driving under the influence resulting in death among the strongest in the nation, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed legislation to increase the maximum penalty from 15 years to 30 years to serve, fines not to exceed $20,000 and license revocation...
03/05/2015
Companies Involved in Scrap Metal Recycling Operation along Providence Waterfront on Allens Avenue Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin filed a complaint in Superior Court yesterday against two companies for environmental...
03/03/2015
Former Speaker Fox faces three years in federal prison Former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon D. Fox, 53, of East Providence, has waived federal indictment and is expected to plead guilty in federal court to a three-count Information charging him with wire fraud, bribery and filing a...
02/27/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carnell Marrow (age 37), of Providence, pled nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney for failure to register as a sex offender. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Marrow was sentenced to 10 years with eight...
02/26/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today, Judier Dixon (age), of Providence, pled guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to the June 12, 2013 murder of 46-year-old Richard Arenas and the May 2012 shooting of Amaury Santos. Under the terms of the plea agreement,...
02/24/2015
Seydina Ndoye and Alain Bedame Sentenced to 70 Years with 30 to Serve Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Seydina Ndoye (age 20) of Providence and Alain Bedame (age 19) of Pawtucket each to 70 years with 30 years to...
02/20/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a federal judge yesterday ruled in favor of the U.S. Department of Justice and 17 states, including Rhode Island, in finding that American Express Co.'s anti-steering rules – which prevented merchants from offering discounts to consumers who...