06/21/2017 17:00 EDT
Legislation places deadly synthetic opioids on Schedule 1 and Schedule II Lists of Controlled Substances Legislation heads to Governor for signature With passage today by the Rhode Island General Assembly, legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that places...
06/20/2017 16:15 EDT
There was no evidence that the DOC unreasonably conducted its search and retrieval, which consisted of two hours, the first hour being free. Because the Complainant did not tender pre-payment, as a matter of law, the DOC could not have denied access. R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7(b). The DOC did deny...
06/20/2017 16:09 EDT
Joins Coalition of States in Filing Motion To Oppose Stay of Nationwide Standards to Cut Methane Emissions from New Facilities in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry In the latest measure to block EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt from halting regulations of leaks of greenhouse gas emissions and other
06/19/2017 16:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Matthew Sheridan (age 49), of Cranston, was found guilty today by a Providence County Superior Court jury of one count of first degree sexual assault. The jury returned the verdict in just about one hour after a week-long trial presided over by...
06/15/2017 15:30 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin confirmed the Office is working with a bipartisan coalition of a majority of attorneys general in an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether pharmaceutical manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practice sin the marketing and sale of opioids. Specifically, the
06/12/2017 16:30 EDT
Earlier Today, Yet Another Court Upheld Another Injunction Against Immigration Ban Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 17 attorneys general in filing amicus briefs with the Supreme Court of the United States opposing President Trump's immigration ban. The case –...

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06/07/2017 16:45 EDT
Continuing his commitment to helping Rhode Island resident protect against identity theft, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Infoshred to offer free shredding services this month, the first of several events planned throughout the year. The first event will be held on...
04/06/2017 15:30 EDT
Attorney General reminds consumers to never provide your Medicare number to anyone over the telephone After being alerted that Rhode Island Medicare patients were receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be a representative of "HealthSource" requesting personal information including...
11/29/2016 16:15 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 14:30 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...

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06/22/2017 11:00 EDT
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. Richaud Wilhelm (age 29) 832 Cranston Street Cranston, RI P1-2017-1665AG The Providence...
06/05/2017 17:00 EDT
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. James White (age 27) 224 Dexter Street Providence, RI P1-2017-1457A The Providence County...
06/01/2017 12:45 EDT
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. Ryan Beeley (age 38) 3 Airway Road Warwick, RI K1-2017-0334A Mariah Ramos (age 34) 52...
05/30/2017 09:45 EDT
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. Alberto Rivera (age 41) 41 Hillwood Avenue Cranston, RI P1-2017-1382AG The Providence...

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06/20/2017 16:15 EDT
There was no evidence that the DOC unreasonably conducted its search and retrieval, which consisted of two hours, the first hour being free. Because the Complainant did not tender pre-payment, as a matter of law, the DOC could not have denied access. R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7(b). The DOC did deny...
06/20/2017 16:15 EDT
Complainant alleged that the CCRI violated the APRA when it failed to produce documents responsive to his request. We have previously stated that the APRA governs the public's right to access public documents, but does not mandate or require that public bodies answer questions. See Gagnon v. City...
06/20/2017 16:15 EDT
It was undisputed that we had previously investigated, addressed, and resolved Complainant's prior allegations regarding his January 15, 2016 APRA request in Greenbaum v. Providence Police Department, PR 17-24. Complainant now sought to raise a new allegation of violation regarding the same APRA...
06/20/2017 16:15 EDT
The Town of Foster ("Town") did not violate the OMA because, based upon the evidence presented, there was no evidence that a quorum of the Town Council members met outside the purview of a properly noticed meeting and discussed matters over which the Town Council had supervision, control,...

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A PSA about Attorney General Kilmartin’s 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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