State Government Press Releases

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07/16/2015
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today released a new public service announcement (PSA) on the dangers of drunk driving. Featuring a striking, black and white aesthetic and equally striking statistics on the prevalence and deadliness of drunk driving, the PSA uses young people who...
07/13/2015
Statement from Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin regarding today's decision in Tempest v. State of Rhode Island: "Clearly, we are disappointed in the outcome in this action for post conviction relief. While we continue to evaluate the decision in depth, with all due respect to...
07/13/2015
Defendant used bakpage.com to scout victims Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Providence County Superior Court jury today found James Adams (age 34), with a last known address of 12 Midway Drive, Warwick, guilty of the July 2012 murder of Mary Grier. In addition,...
07/09/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on July 2, 2015, Sterling Stevens pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple charges relating to the October 21, 2014 armed attempted robbery and shooting at the Baez Market on Public Street in Providence. Stevens...
07/08/2015
Agreement prevents future resales by debt buyers, targets "zombie debts," halts collections on 528,000 consumers State of Rhode Island to Receive $239,955 Payment from Chase Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. will reform its unlawful credit card debt...
07/08/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Justin Pine (age 27), of 702 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney to possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence and possession of a firearm...
07/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today that Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Michael Patino (age 33) to life in prison for the October 2009 beating death of six-year-old Marco Nieves. Patino was convicted of second degree murder by a Providence County Superior...
07/07/2015
Joins Multistate Letter against Federal Preemption of States' Ability to Legislate and Enforce Laws that Protect Consumers from Data Breaches and Identity Theft Joining a bipartisan effort to ensure that any future federal data breach notification or data security law is effective and...
07/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Francisco Diaz (age 33), with a last known address of 512 Chalkstone Blvd., Providence, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 50 years, 20 of which are non-paroleable. Diaz was found guilty in April by a Providence...
07/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin praised the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today for their unanimous decision for the immediate elimination of the billing adjustment for ratepayers when switching electric service providers: "I applaud the PUC for recognizing the burden the billing...