State Government Press Releases

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10/19/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Thursday, October 18, 2018, Miguel Tebalan-Rivera (age 36), of Providence was found guilty of one count of murder and one count of possession of a knife while committing a crime of violence for the December 23, 2015 stabbing death of Julio...
10/12/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today a Providence County Superior Court jury found Xavier Vidot (age 18), of Cranston, guilty of one count of second degree murder and one count of discharge of a firearm resulting in death for the July 7, 2017 shooting death of 24-year-old...
10/12/2018
While we hope the cold weather is some ways off, it's never too early to prepare for a cold, snowy winter. Recognizing that some Rhode Island families struggle to afford new coats, hats, and scarves, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of...
10/10/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of 34 Attorneys General in calling on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to unsuspecting consumers in Rhode Island and...
10/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today former Providence City Councilman Kevin Jackson (age 60), pleaded nolo contendere to charges related to the unlawful appropriation and embezzlement of funds from the Providence Cobras, a youth track & field team he operated, and campaign...
10/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Charlene Morales (age 41), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere before Providence Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to charges of driving under the influence, death resulting and driving to endanger, death resulting, stemming...
10/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Ezekial Johnson (age 28), of Pawtucket, was sentenced today to consecutive life sentences plus 10 years for the July 2007 murder of Jose Rodriguez. Johnson was found guilty in July 2018 of first degree murder, discharging a firearm while...
10/03/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Friday September 28, 2018, Anneurys Prado (age 22), of Providence, waived criminal indictment and pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Magistrate Richard D. Raspallo to first degree robbery. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Prado...
10/02/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Kristofer Bernier (age 27), of Woonsocket, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to two counts of second degree child abuse. Under the terms of the plea, Bernier was sentenced to 15 years with seven...
10/02/2018
Enhances RI's Law Prohibiting Credit Reporting Agencies from Charging Fees for Credit Freezes One of the biggest fears of loved ones of elderly relatives is the prospect of that relative being a victim of financial exploitation, identity theft or fraud. Attorney General Peter F....