Warwick Police Arrest Woonsocket Robbery Suspect

Kenny Jenkins held at ACI, charged with three robberies between June 11 and June 16.


Woonsocket Police got a gift from the Warwick Police Department yesterday when they arrested Kenny Jenkins, a suspect in three local robberies, on unrelated charges in Warwick.

The robberies occurred in Woonsocket between June 11 and June 16, involved the use of a stick in two incidents and a wrench in the third. Jenkins was able to steal $200 in the first incident, and did not get any money from the other two attempts.

WPRI.com has a photo of Jenkins

The first robbery was on on June 11 at about 6:26 a.m. at the Shell Gas Station at 1030 Social St., when a man entered the store carrying a stick and demanded money from the cash register. The man stole about $200 in cash before fleeing.

On June 14 at 10:10 p.m. responded to Sam’s
Smoke Shop at 805 Park Ave., where a male suspect entered the store
carrying a stick and demanded money from the cash register. The man received no money.

Finally, on June 16, at about 11:56 a.m. Woonsocket Police responded to Hong
Kong Restaurant at 774 Social St. for a report of a man who entered the
restaurant with a wrench and demanded money from the cash register, but received no money. The suspect had fled the area prior to police arrival.

Based on witness accounts, Woonsocket Police obtained an arrest warrant for Kenny Jenkins for three first-degree robberies. Yesterday he was arrested in Warwick on unrelated charges and was transported to the Woonsocket Police Department.

Jenkins was arraigned in District Court and will be held without bail at the ACI.

ROSIE MC NAIR July 15, 2012 at 07:56 AM
He's not ok he needs help. And he's not a criminal he is my uncle.
Identity July 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Well, thank God he was arrested so he can get the help he needs, AND he will be taken off the streets so everyone else can be protected as well.
Uncle Ben July 15, 2012 at 12:55 PM
Rosie, if he weren't a criminal you better tell them they have the wrong guy.
BIGSMOKE June 09, 2013 at 06:43 AM
give me a break June 09, 2013 at 09:46 AM
ahah another out standing citizen of the city I guess


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