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Arrest/Gun Seizure

On January 22, 2015 Officers from the Hartford Police Department Central Conditions Unit (CCU) were conducting a directed patrol in the rear of 79 Sumner Street, in response to an influx of complaints regarding illegal drug activity on the premises. The Officers investigation was focused on a white SUV occupied by two males who did not live at the building. Upon illuminating the vehicle, both occupants began to nervously move around the passenger compartment. Officers approached the occupants of the vehicle. During the investigation officers discovered a firearm inside the breast pocket the passengers jacket. Both parties were taken into custody without incident. STF was notified and debriefed the passenger.

Arrested: Lyndon Stapleton (front passenger) 27 of Windsor CT (8 previous Hartford Arrests)
1. Criminal Trespass 3rd
2. Weapons in a vehicle
3. Possession of a firearm without a permit

Arrested: Shaquille Henry 23 of Hartford CT
1. Criminal Trespass 3rd
2. Operating an unregistered vehicle
3. Misuse of plates
4. Insufficient insurance

15-2407 79 Sumner

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