Thursday, January 17, 2013
Be careful with these tips if you plan on buying playoff tickets!
The following is from a press release. With the AFC Divisional Championships this weekend and the Super Bowl just around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Patriots fans of possible ticket scams. “With the divisional championship taking place on home turf, these are the hottest tickets in town right now,” said Attorney General Kilmartin. “The chance to watch the Patriots and Ravens battle it out in an AFC championship rematch is one many New England fans don’t want to miss. However, we are warning Patriots fans: don’t let your enthusiasm for the game cloud your judgment. Whenever there is a demand, scam artists will try to take advantage.” Before meeting a stranger in a dark parking lot to hand over your hard-…
Friday, March 23, 2012
The Attorney General's Office says the investigation is ongoing.
Nearly two months since the unexpected death of Craig Raposa, authorities say they still can't release further explanation about what led to the Tiverton man's death. A spokesperson for the Attorney General's Office says the investigation is continuing and cannot comment further on the case. "It's ongoing," said spokesperson Amy Kempe. "We can't comment on the investigation, which is ongoing...When we make a conclusion, it will be made public." According to Kempe, a "thorough review" of the case is being conducted. Raposa, 25, died on Feb. 3 of unknown causes following a struggle with Portsmouth police, in which pepper spray was used. The incident now remains under the investigation of the Attorney General's Office.
Friday, September 30, 2011
James Lapre was connected to the January 2010 death of Andrew Taylor of Assonet, MA.
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Friday, September 30, 2011
A 26-year-old Tiverton man was sentenced to life in prison today on a first-degree murder charge connected to the January 2010 death of Andrew Taylor of Assonet, MA. James Lapre, with a last known address of 320 Hurst Lane in Tiverton, pleaded no contest to the charge, appearing before Superior Court Justice Melanie Thunberg. Lapre was sentenced to life in prison on the first degree murder charge and five years on an amended charge of failure to report a death; sentences to run consecutive. In a release sent out by the Attorney General's office today, it's reported that had the case proceeded to trial, the state was prepared to prove that on January 22, 2010, Lapre shot and killed Andrew Taylor. The shooting occurred in Lapre’s home at 320…
Friday, June 24, 2011
A Fall River man was charged by the Rhode Island Attorney General's office on Thursday with second-degree arson in connection with the 2009 Bourne Mill fire.
The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office filed charges against a Fall River man on Thursday in connection with the September, 2009, fire that destroyed a four-story building at the Bourne Mill. According to Tiverton Police, the man is considered a serial arsonist. Donald Edward Combs, 35, of 94 Broad St., Fall River, was first arrested on April 26, 2010, in Fall River and charged with arson, relating to several mill fires in that city. At that time, Combs was being held at the Bridgewater State Mental Hospital for evaluation. On Thursday, Combs was charged with second-degree arson by the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and will be arraigned in Newport Superior Court at a later date. He is currently being held at the Bristol County…