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Gun Arrest October 20, 2015

On October 20, 2015, Hartford Police Department Vice and Narcotics Detectives received information that a male individual operating a black vehicle, leaving a specific automotive business, may be in possession of a firearm. Surveillance was established in the area and the HPD Detectives observed a male suspect walk to a black Chevy SUV. This vehicle violated several CT. motor vehicle violations as it traveled north on Windsor Street, then north on Main Street. A motor vehicle stop was conducted in front of 275 Tower Avenue. While conducting the motor vehicle stop the Detectives were able to see the handle of the firearm protruding from underneath the driver's seat of the vehicle. Located was a fully loaded Glock, model 27. The operator was identified as a convicted felon and placed under arrest for several gun related charges.

Evidence: One black Glock, model 27 .40 caliber semi-auto firearm (fully loaded 9 live rounds)
Vehicle: 2007 Chevrolet Trail Blazer SS Florida Reg

Accused: Shawn Clayton, 35, of Hartford
1. Criminal possession of a firearm
2. Weapons in a Motor Vehicle
3. Failure to activate turn signal
$350,000 Bond

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