State Government Press Releases

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04/02/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Aaron Threats (age 23), of Providence, was sentenced yesterday before Providence County Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 25 years after pleading guilty to charges of burglary, assault with a dangerous weapon in a dwelling house, and...
04/01/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that on March 28, Brian Torres (age 26), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere before Providence County Superior Court Magistrate Richard D. Raspallo to charges of driving under the influence, death and personal injury resulting, stemming from a 2018...
03/28/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - - Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Attorney General Peter Neronha today joined Senator Dawn Euer (D- Dist. 13, Jamestown, Newport) and Representative Joseph McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston), along with Brenda Dann-Messier, Commissioner of Postsecondary Education,...
03/26/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Alexander Dejesus (age 25), of Chicopee, was sentenced yesterday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 40 years after pleading guilty to one count of manslaughter and one count of carrying a pistol without a license. The charges stem...
03/22/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Fredi Lopez (age 35) was sentenced yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to a life sentence at the ACI after pleading guilty to a charge of second-degree murder, stemming from a 2016 incident that claimed the life of Andres...
03/15/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that Kunwar Chadha (age 53) of Cumberland was found guilty yesterday by a Providence Superior Court jury of two counts of second-degree child molestation. The jury returned the verdict after a 5-day trial presided over by Superior Court Justice...
03/13/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Jared Rogers (age 23) was sentenced earlier today before Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini to a life sentence at the Adult Correctional Institution after pleading nolo contendere to charges of second-degree murder, assault with intent to...
03/13/2019
Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, Wisconsin join coalition; 20 states in total file suit Providence, R.I. - Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and attorneys general from 20 states today joined in challenging President Trump's declaration of a national emergency and his attempt to...
03/13/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Brian Audette (age 49) was sentenced yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to a life sentence at the Adult Correctional Institution after pleading nolo contendere to a charge of second-degree murder stemming from a 2013...
03/11/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today criminal dispositions in a worker's compensation and unemployment insurance benefit fraud totaling more than $39,000 in court-ordered restitution. Orenda Monroe (age 34), of Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere on February 21, before Superior...