State Government Press Releases

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05/05/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sixto Javier (age 20), of Providence, pleaded guilty on Wednesday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to robbery and firearm charges for his role in multiple armed robberies in Providence and Cranston. Under the terms of the plea,...
05/03/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jonathan Morales (age 17), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendre on Thursday April 28, 2016 before Family Court Judge Howard I. Lipsey to first degree robbery and conspiracy. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Morales received a certified...
04/27/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Nelson Godfrey (age 55), of North Smithfield, pleaded nolo contendre today before Providence Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $20,000 in...
04/27/2016
Wyeth and Pfizer Agree to Pay $784.6 Million to Resolve Allegations of Underpaying Rebates Owed Under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island will share in a $784.6 million dollar settlement reached with Wyeth, a wholly...
04/26/2016
Popular program returns to Rhode Island on April 30th On Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rhode Islanders are encouraged to drop off their unused and expired prescription drugs at one of more than 25 locations across the state as part of the national Prescription Drug...
04/22/2016
11 Shred-a-Thons to be Held Across Rhode Island - New Locations Added Back by popular demand, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again holding a week-long series of "shred-a-thons" across Rhode Island to help consumers safely and securely get rid of documents and materials that...
04/21/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, today announced the arrest and indictment of four individuals charged with the murder of Kerry Mello, 36, of Cranston. On April 20, 2016, the...
04/20/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis "Kellogg" Maxie (age 60), of Pawtucket, was found guilty today by a Providence County Superior Court jury of three counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of sex trafficking of a minor, and one count of conspiracy to commit sex...
04/19/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Juan Ranero (age 22), of 183 Clarence Street, Providence, pleaded guilty yesterday before Superior Court Justice William Carnes for his role in the May 14, 2014 drive-by shooting that killed Davon Taylor and injured Destiny Taylor. Under the...
04/18/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Daniel Tejeda (age 29), of Providence, was found guilty of first degree murder for the March 31, 2015 murder of Ashley Masi. The Superior Court jury returned the verdict after eight hours of deliberations following an eight-day trial presided...