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Maple Ave Surveillance Leads to Arrest

On April 7, 2015 undercover Detectives from the Hartford Police Department Vice, Intelligence and Narcotics Division developed information that a large amount of heroin was being packaged at 1067 Maple Ave. Surveillance was setup in the area by undercover Detectives from the HPD Vice, Intelligence and Narcotics Division as well as Detectives from the State Police Task Force and officers from the HPD South Conditions Unit. The target was observed exiting 1067 Maple Ave., carrying a large bag and entering a vehicle. During the investigation, a motor vehicle stop was conducted on this vehicle at which time the passenger/target exited the vehicle and attempted to flee from the officers. The accused was caught and found in possession of 1600 bags of Heroin. During a search of his residence, detectives recovered 3400 individual bags of heroin and 144 grams pure Heroin along with packaging material. Based on the dynamics of the investigation, the target was arrested on federal charges.

Accused: Jorge Rivera DOB 4-28-89 LKA 25 Wilbur Street, Htfd CHARGES: Federal Narcotic charges

maple ave bust 2015

Asylum Hill Neighborhood Arrest

On April 7, 2015 undercover Detectives from the Hartford Police Department Vice, Intelligence and Narcotics Division developed information that two individuals would be conducting a drug deal in the area of Preston St. and Franklin Ave. Covert surveillance of the targets was established on Albany Ave. During the course of the surveillance, the two targets traveled to the areas of Franklin Ave and Preston St. During the investigation the two targets were stopped by police and a K-9 search was conducted on the vehicle producing 300 grams of pure heroin. A search of the targets "stash" house at 210 Farmington Ave. produced $25,000 U.S currency, approx. 565 grams of pure heroin, a loaded gun magazine. A second stash house at 1021 Asylum Ave was also searched and approx. 400 individual bags of heroin were recovered.

Accused: Yhonathan Perdomo, DOB 4-13-87 LKA of 210 Farmington Avenue, HTFD.
Charges: Posss of narco, PWITS narco, PWITS 1500 feet of school and Drug Factory.
Accused: Julio Soto, DOB 11-28-84 LKA of 1021 Asylum Avenue, HTFD.
Charges: Posss of narco, PWITS narco and PWITS 1500 feet of school

Evidence: Approximately 865 grams of pure heroin.
Evidence: Approximately $25,000 in U.S. currency.
Evidence: (400) bags of heroin and (1) loaded gun magazine.

Farmington Bust 2015

DUI Checkpoint April 9, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Tuesday, April 7, 2015

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 217 Wethersfield Avenue.

This checkpoint is part of the Hartford Police Department's ongoing expanded DUI enforcement program supervised by the HPD's Traffic Division and funded through a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation DUI Enforcement Program.

For the most up to date traffic information visit the State of Connecticut interactive traffic map including statewide traffic cameras.

The Hartford Police Department encourages you to protect your vehicle and belongings by "putting your junk in your trunk." Click here to view car break prevention tips from the HPD.

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