State Government Press Releases

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02/25/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. PROVIDENCE, R.I. In the second significant case of illegal firearms dealing this month, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that the...
02/24/2021
The Attorney General will testify before the Senate Labor Committee tonight in support of his proposed legislation to strengthen protections for Rhode Island workers PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha will testify tonight in the Senate Labor Committee in support of SB195,...
02/24/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Pawtucket man was sentenced yesterday in Kent County Superior Court to serve four years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to possessing an illegal firearm while on probation from a previous conviction.
02/22/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Cranston man was sentenced last week in Providence Superior Court to serve eight and a half years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. Felix Castro (age 48)...
02/22/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a North Providence man was sentenced last week in Providence County Superior Court to serve nine years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to drug distribution charges stemming from a long-term, Court-...
02/12/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha issued the following statement today following the order filed by the Rhode Island Supreme Court in Champlin's Realty Associates v. the Coastal Resources Management Council: "I am pleased with the Court's decision to grant our motion...
02/09/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging a Boston man,...
02/09/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that a Barrington man was sentenced today in 6th Division District Court to 18 months of probation, community service, and racial sensitivity training after being found guilty last week of one count each of simple assault and...
02/08/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his office has petitioned the Rhode Island Supreme Court to intervene in Champlin's Realty Associates v. the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), a case that affects the State's coastal resources and the regulatory...
02/04/2021
State's lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers and distributors remains ongoing PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has joined a coalition of attorneys general from 47 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories in a $573 million settlement with one of...