Johnston Police arrest breaking and entering suspect


Johnston Police have made an arrest after seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a breaking and entering case.

On Jan. 6, Johnston Police Officers responded to a Plainfield Pike residence and met with a homeowner who reported that they had just returned home to find a man inside the residence damaging the property, according to police.

The man was described as a white male wearing black jogging pants, a blue hooded sweatshirt, a gold necklace and sneakers, police said.

“Once confronted, the suspect immediately fled the scene,” police said.

Johnston Police Chief Joseph P. Razza said an arrest has been made in the case.

Donald Iasimone, 36, of 1164 Plainfield St., Johnston, has been taken into custody and faces a felony charge of Breaking & Entering Dwelling House without Consent, and Vandalism, a misdemeanor.

Iasimone was arraigned on $5,000 with surety and is being held as a Superior Court Violator, Razza said. His next court date is April 11.

Anyone with further information regarding identity of the suspect is asked to contact Johnston Police Detective Steven Lopez at the Johnston Police Department, 401-757-3119. Reference police incident report 22-21-OF.


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