State Government Press Releases

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05/12/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Portsmouth man was arraigned in Newport County District Court yesterday on charges stemming from his failure to pay wages to two former employees in 2018. Ronald Harnois (age 43), owner of Roharn Construction in Portsmouth,...
05/10/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Central Falls man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve nine years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to molesting a female victim in 2015 at a residence in Central Falls. ...
05/07/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha issued the following statement today expressing his Office's support of robust regulatory review by the Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) of a proposal to expand an existing liquified propane gas (LPG) facility in the Port of Providence: "In-
05/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that a Cranston police officer was found guilty in 3rd Division District Court of simple assault, stemming from a March 5, 2020 incident at the Cranston Police Department involving the use of force against an individual in custody.
05/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Central Falls man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 8 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to committing an armed robbery with an illegal firearm in 2020. Shaijohn Delgado (
05/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Massachusetts man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 12 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to molesting a female victim in 2017 at a residence in Providence. Wilton...
04/30/2021
"I will not allow hospital ownership change without strong conditions that will ensure the continuity of healthcare services and operations of these hospitals." Today, this Office having concluded an exhaustive, year-long review of the proposed transaction in accordance with the...
04/23/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Pawtucket man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 40 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after being found guilty of committing a series of armed robberies in Pawtucket along with three co-...
04/23/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI In commemoration of the 40th annual National Crime Victims' Rights Week, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, joined by Deputy Criminal Chief Lee H. Vilker, United States Attorney's Office; General Treasurer Seth Magaziner; Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of State Police and...
04/20/2021
Continued concern over CRMC's approval process prompts RIAG to seek to intervene in second lawsuit PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that his office has petitioned the Rhode Island Superior Court to intervene in Town of New Shoreham v. Champlin's Realty...