EXCLUSIVE: Photos Inside Drug House Where Children Lived in Squalor

Police have released images inside the house at 59 Preston Drive where a 2-month-old, 2-year-old and 9-year old were living in feces, maggots, garbage and surrounded by drugs.

Images of the house that was raided by Cranston Police on Monday and found to be home to three suffering children living in squalor, surrounded by sick dogs, feces, maggots and garbage, paint a picture of drug abuse and neglect.

From our detailed story on the incident:

Three small children were removed from a house and their parents are being charged with cruelty and neglect after a drug raid led Cranston Police to a scene on Preston Drive that can only be described as horrifying, inhumane and disgusting.

As officers entered the house at 59 Preston Drive on Monday, warrant in hand, they expected to find drugs and drug dealing paraphernalia thanks to a weeks-long investigation into the activities of Renick Johnson, 27, and Arcangela Calamita, 26, who reportedly were seen coming and going out of the house on a constant basis.

Police did find crack, heroin, a digital scale and other drug dealing tools and equipment, as well as a stolen car and $2,000 cash.

But it was the condition of the house and the sight of a 2-month-old baby lying on a bed surrounded by garbage and soiled diapers —  in the same room Johnson and Calamita had seven grams of crack and a bottle of Vicodin — that officers will not soon forget. 


Bob June 13, 2013 at 08:33 PM
The scum is really getting close now, I need to get out of this freakin stinkhole
kelly June 13, 2013 at 11:43 PM
kelly June 13, 2013 at 11:46 PM
u can look these 2 scums up on facebook....maybe the girl should have spent more time tending to her children, home and pets rather than taking hundred of photos of herself. time to do makeup, hair and nails but not keep house habitable. hope they lose their children forever and the pets find a good home if they are not put down. I am utterly disgusted. driving car with a vanity plate CLOWN? and another stolen vehicle with unregistered NH plates?? who do they think they are?!?
Dr. Kuchapeov June 14, 2013 at 01:36 AM
Question....I see a bottle of Resolve carpet cleaner, why didn't the use it?
nicole fine June 14, 2013 at 11:14 AM
Did the article say the children were placed in the custody of relatives???? People who probably had some idea of what was going on, and DID NOTHING??? What about the school the 9 year old attended? Yes, Dr. Kuchapeov I saw the irony in the Resolve bottle as well.
Lady June 14, 2013 at 02:26 PM
Bye Bob!!!!
Suzanne Arena June 14, 2013 at 03:13 PM
I hope they check on their LEGAL status too. Sad part is they will probably have custody back of these kids after they do jail time (minus half their sentence and Good Time which shaves off even more time), and be out in no time to start with the Resolve into new improved parents. This is why my children don't watch the news, because I can't even handle the pictures they had up there.
Leave RI June 14, 2013 at 07:11 PM
..aww c'mon give 'em a break. It appears the vacum was at least plugged in.
Bob June 14, 2013 at 11:36 PM
Lady, You can stay, scums r us might be living next to you right now
John Santelli June 15, 2013 at 12:50 AM
Too funny.
Victoria Vigilante June 15, 2013 at 01:13 PM
Losers like Renick Johnson should be castrated! Too dumb to be procreating anyway. Leaving nice job behind and great pension-lol crack head
Merchant's Wife June 24, 2013 at 07:11 PM
Worst part of all this is that my husband is the Uncle of this young lady and is disgusted by the way things have happened. Those poor innocent children is my husband's number 1 concern and if we had room, we would take them all in a heartbeat!!!
Merchant's Wife June 24, 2013 at 07:11 PM
We wouldn't even know who to contact to see if we could get them babies. Any help?


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