WOONSOCKET – Police are charging Jerome Lopes in connection with a home invasion on Blackstone Street Friday morning.
Lopes will appear before a bail commissioner Friday evening at police headquarters on charges of first-degree robbery, burglary, assault with a dangerous weapon in a dwelling, kidnapping, conspiracy, impersonating a police officer, obstructing a police officer, and eluding a police officer.
Police are investigating an armed home invasion at 82 Blackstone St. that happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday. An undetermined amount of cash was taken in the robbery. Two male victims in the apartment were not injured.
Three suspects then led a police pursuit into Franklin, Mass., where the suspects crashed their vehicle. The three suspects fled on foot. Lopes was subsequently apprehended. A search continues for the other two suspects, according to police. A perimeter was established by the Franklin Police Department and regional response team.