From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Wednesday, June 24, 2015
HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT
(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, June 25, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of Garden Street and Capen Street.
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.
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On June 23, 2015 Hartford Police Department Detectives from the Vice and Narcotics Division developed intelligence that an individual operating a stolen Jeep, and in possession of a firearm would be in the area of Hillside Ave and Bonner St. The intel gathered also related that the individual operating this stolen vehicle was currently on probation. Further intel said the suspect was carrying this firearm to retaliate for an incident where he was previously shot at. Detectives established surveillance in the area and the Detectives observed the suspect parking the stolen vehicle and entering another vehicle. HPD was able to stop this other vehicle in the driveway of 432 Hillside Ave. A search of the interior of the vehicle produced a stolen 9mm Glock firearm and two loaded gun magazines containing a total of (26) live 9mm rounds. A related search of the suspect's residence yielded a box of ammo and a shoulder holster. The stolen vehicle was recovered. The suspect was placed under arrest for the appropriate charges and transport to HPD for debriefing.
Arrested: Walter Martinez-Nazari 27, of Hartford
1. Carrying pistol without permit
2. Criminal possess of firearm
3. Possession of a stolen firearm
4. Larceny 1st
5. Weapons in Motor vehicle,
6. Possession of high capacity magazine
Evidence: (Stolen) Glock 9mm and two black gun magazines containing (26) live 9mm rounds.
Evidence: One box of ammunition containing (28) live 9mm rounds and one shoulder holster.
Recovered stolen: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
On June 22, 2015 Detectives from the Hartford Police Department Vice and Narcotics unit executed a search warrant at 67 Oakland Terrace. Detectives were able to obtain information that there were two individuals storing firearms and selling illegal narcotics. A search of the apartment interior revealed a firearm, marijuana, crack cocaine, and packaging material. During the course of the investigation, detectives obtained information that drugs and firearms were being stored in the rear yard in vehicles. A search of the outside of the residence produced another firearm and marijuana.
Arrested: Ricky Hurt 32 of 67 Oakland Terrace
1. Criminal possession of firearm
2. Carrying pistol without permit
3. Weapons in a motor vehicle
4. Interfering with police
Arrested: Tyrell Kelley 26 of 67 Oakland Terrace
1. P.W.I.T.S narcotics
2. P.W.I.T.S narcotics 1500 feet of school
3. Possession of narcotics
Evidence: Black M-1911 auto loading pistol .45 caliber obliterated serial number
Evidence: Black Star-SA 9mm firearm
Evidence: 11 grams of crack cocaine, 3 ounces of marijuana
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