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Homicide Arrest February 20, 2015

On January 28, 2015 at 2137 hours, Hartford Police Patrol officers responded to 692 Garden Street for the report of shots fired. Responding officers located the victim, Michael Leon DOB 3/01/1968, unresponsive in the roadway suffering from multiple gun shots. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased on scene. HPD Major Crimes Division Homicide Detectives responded and initiated the investigation.

During the course of the investigation, evidence and witnesses were located. As a result, detectives developed a suspect, Tevin “Man Man” Jiles, 04/14/92, of Garden Street in Hartford.

On February 20, 2015, investigating detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Tevin Jiles. This afternoon, homicide detectives conducting surveillance located Jiles walking on Garden St. Jiles was taken into custody without incident.  Jiles was taken to the HPD Major Crimes Division. Jiles, a convicted felon with 9 previous Hartford arrests, was booked and  charged with Murder, 53a-54a and Criminal Possession of a Firearm, 53a-217c in connection with the death of Michael Leon DOB 3/01/1986.

Jiles is being held on a $1,000,000 judge set bond and will be arraigned at GA 14.

DUI Checkpoint February 20, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Wednesday, February 19, 2015

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Friday, February 20, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of  809 Asylum 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.

DUI Checkpoint February 13, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Wednesday, February 11, 2015

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Friday, February 13, 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.

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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