Latest News for: Jamestown attorney


J-town fire leader accused in shooting

The Sharon Herald 14 Jun 2021
JAMESTOWN — State police accused Jamestown's fire chief of attempted homicide after a domestic-related shooting early Sunday morning ... in Jamestown ... A domestic dispute led to the alleged shooting, Mercer County District Attorney Peter Acker confirmed Sunday afternoon. He also said Jones is the chief of Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department.

New Jersey woman gets jail time for role in Jamestown-area methamphetamine ring

The Buffalo News 04 May 2021
Vilardo to serve 60 months in prison for her participation in a Jamestown-area methamphetamine ring, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office ... Attorneys Misha A ... Jamestown area.

New Jersey woman sentenced in Jamestown-area meth ring case

Olean Times Herald 03 May 2021
District Court to serve 5 years in prison for her role in a Jamestown-area methamphetamine ring ... Attorney James P ... Attorneys Misha A ... operate a drug trafficking organization, primarily involving the distribution of methamphetamine, in the Jamestown area.

Neronha questions boatyard decision

The Jamestown Press 15 Apr 2021
Citing the approved expansion of the Jamestown Boat Yard, the state agency in charge of coastal development “has confused and frustrated the public’s trust” through its decision-making process, according to the attorney general of Rhode Island. Attorney General Peter Neronha, a ...

McKee signs climate goal legislation

The Jamestown Press 15 Apr 2021
The bill, which was ceremoniously signed overlooking Narragansett Bay at Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, was introduced by Jamestown’s state senator, ... Despite these concerns, Peter Neronha, a Jamestown resident who serves as Rhode Island’s attorney general, supports the legislation.

Jamestown man charged with sex trafficking

The Buffalo News 14 Apr 2021
A Jamestown man faces federal sex trafficking charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office ... He rarely gave the victims any money, but provided them with heroin, prosecutors said ... ....

Certificate scam being reported by businesses

The Jamestown Press 08 Apr 2021
Misleading mailings from a company calling itself Rhode Island Certificate Services are overcharging businesses to file certificates of good standing on their behalf ... Gorbea has flagged the attorney general’s office about the scheme. “We have seen instances like this before,” said Attorney General Peter Neronha, a Jamestown resident.

New North Dakota forfeiture reporting requirements go to governor

The Bismarck Tribune 31 Mar 2021
Bernie Satrom, R-Jamestown, brought�House Bill 1480�to advance attorney general recommendations for reporting ... Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem last fall published a first-time on cash, vehicles, firearms and other property forfeited from August 2019 through June 2020.

Jamestown man charged with enticement and production of child pornography

The Buffalo News 11 Mar 2021
A�federal grand jury has returned a three-count indictment charging a�Jamestown man with enticement and production of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office ... Lafrance was arraigned Wednesday before U.S ... ....

Neronha backs bill on wage theft and independent contractor status

The Jamestown Press 04 Mar 2021
The attorney general of Rhode Island is supporting a bill that would increase penalties for wage theft and the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Attorney General Peter Neronha, a Jamestown resident, testified last week in the state legislature on the issue.

Jamestown City Council ends public mask mandate

The Jamestown Sun 02 Mar 2021
The Jamestown City Council extended the requirement for employees who have contact with the public to wear masks until the April 5 City Council meeting ... 11 special meeting of the Jamestown City Council ... In other business, the City Council directed the city attorney to prepare an ordinance to allow sidewalk service of food and drinks in Jamestown.

Neronha, Reed eye gun-control laws

The Jamestown Press 18 Feb 2021
Elected officials from Jamestown at both the state and federal levels are ... Peter Neronha, attorney general for Rhode Island and a Jamestown resident, is supporting a package of bills introduced in the state legislature that is intended to reduce gun violence in Rhode Island.

Former Great Valley Youth Camp to become town recreation area

Olean Times Herald 13 Feb 2021
GREAT VALLEY — It has been more than a decade since the Great Valley Youth Camp closed ... A Jamestown company, JJ Abatement, is removing asbestos from the remaining buildings and Tabone Construction, also of Jamestown, will demolish and remove any debris that cannot be disposed of onsite ... Attorney asked when Trump knew the Capitol was breached ... +2 ... .

Hainsworth named to state coronavirus advisory group

The Jamestown Press 11 Feb 2021
Jamestown’s chief executive has been appointed to serve on a coronavirus advisory group as Rhode Island transitions between gubernatorial administrations ... For nearly two decades, the Newport attorney served Jamestown in the Rhode Island Senate.

Sex offender moves to Jamestown

The Jamestown Sun 04 Feb 2021
The Jamestown Police Department announced a convicted high-risk sex offender has moved to Jamestown ... has been assigned a high-risk assessment by the North Dakota risk level committee, Office of the Attorney General.