07/29/2021 13:15 EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Pawtucket man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve one year at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI), stemming from his arrest in March 2020 by the Providence Police Department for carrying a pistol...
07/29/2021 11:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Providence man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve four years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI), stemming from his arrest by the Providence Police Department in January 2021 for carrying a pistol

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03/07/2019 17:30 EST
We have received reports of consumers getting unsolicited phone calls from manipulated phone numbers that identify as The Office of the Attorney General on the caller-id display. Upon answering the phone, either a recording or a person posing to be the "Attorney General of the state" will be on...
03/06/2019 17:00 EST
It's Consumer Protection Week and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is warning Rhode Islanders to be careful of potential ticket resale scams that are becoming increasingly common. The unlawful conduct at issue is the sale of undisclosed "speculative tickets," which are offers to...
01/29/2019 15:45 EST
With the Super Bowl around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is advising football fans to use caution when purchasing tickets to the game or booking travel. "While fans are excited and gearing up for the big game, scammers are as well," said Attorney General Neronha. "Be sure to...
01/24/2019 18:30 EST
Due to the Aquidneck Island Gas Outage incident affecting thousands of residents in Newport and Middletown, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is reminding affected residents of their rights and advising them to be aware of possible fraud and abuse that may take place in the wake of...

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07/30/2021 15:45 EDT
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Romelo Thompson (age 24) Cranston, R.I. P1-2021-2381AG On July 26, 2021, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Romelo...
06/30/2021 11:00 EDT
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Rickie Michael (age 35) Warwick, R.I. K1-2021-0389A On June 23, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Rickie Michael with one...

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07/27/2021 10:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Woonsocket Board of Canvassers violated the OMA by failing to post minutes for its September 23, 2020 meeting to the Secretary of State's website within thirty-five days of the meeting. In response, the Board conceded that it had failed to post meeting minutes to...
07/27/2021 10:15 EDT
The Complainant filed three complaints, each alleging that public bodies violated the APRA by denying her APRA requests. The Complaint against the Narragansett Bay Commission alleged that the NBC improperly denied the Complainant's request for the names and addresses of individuals delinquent...
07/27/2021 10:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the DLT violated the APRA by denying her request for the names and addresses of people receiving unemployment benefits, as well as names and addresses of those who recently ceased receiving unemployment benefits. The DLT provided this Office with evidence that...
07/06/2021 14:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Governor's Office failed to respond to his APRA request. The undisputed evidence demonstrated that Complainant did not submit the request in accordance with the Governor's Office's promulgated and posted APRA procedures. Accordingly, we found no violation.

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