02/24/2017 16:30 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that William "Willie" Turner (age 48), of Pawtucket pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to one count of first degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea, Turner was sentenced to 35 years with...
02/23/2017 12:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined with attorneys general from16 states and the District of Columbia to send a letter to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary and Congressional leaders expressing their continued support of recent federal protections for students in higher education and

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11/29/2016 15:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Vladimir Catano (age 35), of Johnston, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses and one count of fraudulent access to a computer system for the purpose of
05/13/2016 13:30 EDT
With the overwhelming success of the shred-a-thon held at the Middletown Police Department on May 5th, Attorney General Kilmartin has scheduled a second free shred-a-thon event at the Middletown Senior Center on Thursday, May 19th, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., or until capacity. The event will...
05/04/2016 10:30 EDT
Attorney General Offers Help on How to Spot the Scam A new twist on a familiar scam. While consumers are getting more savvy on how to spot the traditional "IRS scam," new information is emerging that those behind the scam have added a new layer to it, hoping to confuse and fool unsuspecting and
05/03/2016 14:45 EDT
With the news that sporting goods retail giant Sports Authority is seeking permission from a bankruptcy judge to close all of its 450 store locations, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin wants consumers to know what this may mean for them. Sports Authority currently operates three locations in...

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02/24/2017 14:00 EST
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Julio Cano (age 33) 18 Orchard Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-0520AG Trearra Hudgen (age...
02/21/2017 15:15 EST
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Jonathan Torres (age 19) 36 Jillson Street Providence, RI P1-2017-0460A The Providence...

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02/23/2017 10:00 EST
Complainant alleged that the GPD violated the APRA with respect to two separate APRA requests when: (1) it twice failed to specify the reasons for the denial; (2) it twice failed to indicate in writing that no reasonably segregable portion was releasable; (3) it once failed to indicate the...
02/21/2017 14:45 EST
The OMA requires that the "unofficial minutes shall be available to the public at the office of the public body, within thirty-five (35) days of the meeting or at the next regularly scheduled meeting, whichever is earlier." See R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-7(b)(1). The Coventry Charter Review Committee
02/21/2017 14:45 EST
The Fire District violated the OMA when it untimely filed a number of its unofficial and official and/or approved minutes on the Secretary of State's website for a number of its Board of Directors and Standard Administrative Procedures meetings. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-7(b)(2) and (d). While...
02/06/2017 12:30 EST
The Complainant alleged the City violated the APRA when it produced some documents in response to her APRA request, yet provided additional documents in response to a request filed by another individual that the Complainant claimed was responsive to her APRA request. The Complainant's APRA request

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A public service announcement with striking statistics on the deadly dangers of drunk driving, featuring young Rhode Islanders and Attorney General Kilmartin.

Attorney General Kilmartin talks about his statewide Shred-a-thon events, their success, and how they can protect you from identity theft.

Attorney General Kilmartin discusses how to protect yourself from identity theft as a result of recent data breaches.

For National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Attorney General Kilmartin filmed a public service announcement to raise awareness of the issue.

Learn more about Attorney General Kilmartin's campaign against cyberbullying, TakeCharge!, in this public service announcement.

Attorney General Kilmartin warns consumers about phone scammers claiming to represent government agencies.

Attorney General Kilmartin offers internet safety tips.

Attorney General Kilmartin offers tips for data privacy day.

Attorney General Kilmartin speaks about the importance of the First Amendment.

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