U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha kicked off South Kingstown Prevention Coalition Task Force's "Count it, Lock it, Drop it" campaign urging seniors to safeguard their medicines during the upcoming holiday season. URI pharmacy students were on hand at the South Kingstown Senior Center to review seniors' prescriptions to ensure seniors are safely using, mixing and storing their prescription drugs.
November 21, 2016
September 23, 2016
President Barack Obama and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch designated the week of September 19-23, 2016, as National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week. In recognition of National Heroin and Opioid Awareness week, United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha hosted a series of public discussions and town hall meetings to raise awareness about a public health crisis in Rhode Island of heroin and opioid addiction and overdoses. The discussions reinforced the Department of Justice’s three-fold approach...
Updated October 4, 2016
April 27, 2017
Standing with the DEA, Providence Police and law enforcement from across Rhode Island urging residents to spring clean their medicine cabinets this weekend and safely dispose of unwanted and unneeded prescriptions. Police departments and drop-centers across the state are ready!
Updated April 27, 2017
November 30, 2017
U.S. Attorney's Office photo Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch and AUSA Richard Rose welcomed Hendricken High School Junior Jr. Jaylin Wilson. In addition to chatting with prosecutors, Jaylin sat in on a jury trial and looked on as a grand jury returned an indictment as he "checks out" career options.
Updated December 4, 2017
August 28, 2018
U.S. Attorney's Office photo The US Attorney's Office is proud to have participated in and contributed to the 10th annual Kids, Cops and Classrooms campaign organized by the Rhode Island StatePolice. Thousands of dollars' worth of donated backpacks and school supplies are now being distributed to students in need.
Updated August 28, 2018
Updated November 22, 2016