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Threatening with a Firearm/2370 Main Street

On July 22, 2015, at 11:50pm, Patrol Officers from the Hartford Police Department responded to 2370 Main Street (La Soberana) grocery store on a report of a store clerk pointing a firearm at a customer. Upon arrival, officers were met with an uncooperative male store clerk, who initially refused to allow officers in the store. During the investigation, officers found a silver 380 caliber gun, containing three rounds, in the store clerk's right front pocket.
The victim stated to Police, she was in the store making a purchase when the store clerk pulled a small gray gun out, chambered a round, and pointed it at her. The store clerk, who initially gave officers the alias name of Wilkin Rivas-Trinidad, was later identified as Luisito Rivas, 36, of Hartford, C.T. The investigation revealed pills and 2 small clear zip lock bags containing white powdery substance which tested positive as cocaine. Rivas was arrested and transported to the Hartford Police Booking facility where he was charged accordingly.

Recovered: One gray, Jimenez Arms 380 caliber gun with three rounds in the magazine
Arrested: Luisito Rivas, 36, of Hartford, CT (A.K.A Wilkin Rivas-Trinidad)

Charges:
1. Risk of Injury
2. Assault 3rd Degree
3. Larceny 6th Degree
4. Breach of Peace 2nd
5. Improper Container
6. Possession of Narcotics
7. Threatening 2nd Degree
8. Carrying a pistol without a permit
9. Interfering with Police
10. Illegal carry of a firearm

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