State Government Press Releases

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10/25/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a North Kingstown woman was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve seven years at the Adult Correctional Institutions after pleading to drunk driving and causing an accident that resulted in the death of Patricia...
10/19/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that two owners of a Massachusetts-based asbestos remediation company were arraigned today in Sixth Division District Court on wage theft charges stemming from work performed during the construction of Barrington Middle School. ...
10/07/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Providence man was found guilty in Providence County Superior Court of committing multiple counts of sexual assault against a female victim in 2012. On September 30, 2021, following the conclusion of a nine-day trial before...
10/06/2021
Members of the public are invited to attend a virtual meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, October 12 to provide public comment during the initial body-worn camera policy-making process PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and the Department of Public Safety will hold a...
10/04/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Massachusetts man was sentenced in Newport County Superior Court to serve 18 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to trafficking fentanyl that resulted in the death of 29-year-old Andrew Paiva in 2018.
09/30/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that an East Providence man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 12 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to sexually assaulting a female victim under the age of 14 in 2012. Adam...
09/28/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that two Providence men were sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to their roles in a wide-scale illegal straw-purchasing scheme involving the purchase and sale of 89...
09/16/2021
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the constitutionality of state election finance law requiring disclosures and disclaimers for certain election-related expenditures of $1,000 or more PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha's defense of a state...
09/14/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Central Falls man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 10 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) for shooting and wounding a patron outside of a Providence nightclub in 2019. Hector Osorio (...
09/09/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha issued the following statement after today's decision in Champlin's v. CRMC: "Rhode Islanders should be deeply disappointed by today's Superior Court decision and rightly worried about what this decision means for us should it survive its...