CAR CHASE

RI News
2:52 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Police departments cleared of wrongdoing in deadly car chases

(PROVIDENCE, RI) A statewide grand jury has cleared two Rhode Island police departments of wrongdoing for chases that resulted in fatalities.  The grand jury found that Woonsocket police did nothing wrong when they chased a vehicle whose driver refused to stop on June 14th 2012.  Police wanted to question 33-year-old Anthony Lescarbeau about why his license plate did not match up with his vehicle. Lescarbeau of North Smithfield, crashed into a tree as he was fleeing the officer.  He was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital.

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