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3 arrested after Cranston break-in, rollover
Daniel Kittredge

Suspects from Cranston, East Providence and North Providence are in custody following a Wednesday morning break-in and vehicle rollover, according to Cranston police.

Officers responded to the area of 123 Priscilla Drive shortly after 7 a.m. following the report of the break-in. Police said the three suspects attempted to flee the area after the owners of the residence returned home.

The vehicle carrying the suspects then overturned at the intersection of Priscilla Drive and Olney Arnold Road, police said, and all three ran from the vehicle.

Leonard Jackson, 38, of 60 Anthony St. in East Providence, and Kerry Raso, 45, of 14 Barrett St. in North Providence, were quickly apprehended a short distance from the vehicle. Kevin Lenk, 46, of 612 Wilbur Ave. in Cranston, was found by Cranston police and members of the Rhode Island State Police K-9 Unit hiding in woods in the area of 1241 Phenix Ave. Police said K-9 Chuck “made the apprehension by administering a bite to Lenk’s stomach area.”

All three suspects were transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries, police said.

Lenk is charged with breaking and entering, conspiracy, leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury and resisting arrest.

Leonard is charged with breaking and entering, conspiracy, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance (Clonazepam) and resisting arrest.

Raso is charged with breaking and entering, conspiracy and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance (Clonazepam).


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