On Monday, April 8, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Smithfield Detectives arrested, Joseph Kasperzyk, age 19, of 155 Halper Avenue, New Haven, Ct., Zahir Williams, age 20, of 680 Beck Street, Bronx, NY and Shelton McNeal, age 20, of 1741 Washington Avenue, Lakeland, FL, all Bryant University Students, charging them with Breaking & Entering, Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct and Conspiracy.
Smithfield Officers received a call from Bryant Public Safety on Sunday, April 7th, at 2:00 a.m., regarding an assault that took place at Townhouse P-7. Smithfield Officers spoke to the townhouse residents, who advised they were woken up by subjects who had entered the townhouse and began banging on the bedroom doors, demanding that the occupants exit their rooms. Kasperzyk, Williams and McNeal then assaulted two of the residents, broke a TV, and tore posters off the walls.
Kasperzyk, Williams and McNeal were taken into custody without incident and later appeared before Bail Commissioner Christopher Millea. All were released on $1000 surety bail. Their Pre Arraignment Conference date is July 8, 2019.
The Smithfield Police continue to investigate this incident.