State Government Press Releases

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02/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Michael Stokes (age 27), of Providence, was found guilty today by a Providence County Superior Court jury of the October 17, 2015 shooting inside the El Tiburon nightclub in Providence. Stokes was found guilty of three counts of assault with a...
02/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Nicola Patalano, age 60, of Cranston, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to the maximum penalty for the November 2014 beating and killing of his neighbor's Yorkie breed named Missy. Patalano received a sentence...
02/14/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Patrick O'Sullivan (age 45), of Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more than $11,000 in unemployment insurance benefits while...
02/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Frank Rogowski (age 47), of West Warwick, RI, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern on Monday to the January 7, 2015 robbery of the Coventry Credit Union. Under the terms of the plea, Rogowski was sentenced to 20...
02/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Tamika Diaz (age 42), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more than $10,000 in unemployment insurance benefits while...
02/06/2017
Coalition of 16 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Supporting Washington State Lawsuit Against President Trump's Executive Order Amicus Brief Follows Other Legal Actions by State Attorneys General Last Week Today, sixteen Attorneys General, including Rhode Island Attorney General Peter...
02/03/2017
After receiving a phone call from a local business alerting us to a scam, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning all businesses of an emerging email scam that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information of employees. The scammers send emails that appear to...
02/01/2017
Legislation Calls for Lifetime Ban on Possession of Firearms for Those Convicted of Domestic Violence Would Bring Rhode Island into Compliance with Federal Law To get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and to bring Rhode Island into compliance with federal firearm laws,...
01/31/2017
Company to implement scam-prevention policies and procedures Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a multi-state settlement with Colorado-based The Western Union Company (Western Union), resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used...
01/30/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Bruce Moten (age 27), of Providence, to consecutive life sentences plus 70 years for the October 22, 2014 gangland shooting in Providence that left Terry Robinson dead and...