On October 21, 2015, Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of Kent Street and Homestead Avenue on a report of a suspect with a firearm. The suspect was identified by the street name "Mugga" and his physical description was given. Hartford STF Detectives were familiar with a person in that area, Raymond Waller, who uses the street name "Mugga". During the investigation, Detectives carefully approached Waller standing on the sidewalk in front of 55 Norfolk Street. The detectives approached to investigate and Waller immediately tried to run but was quickly detained without further incident. A Sport Arms .38 special revolver with six live ammunition rounds was recovered from Wallers front right pant pocket. Waller was also in possession of three plastic bags of marijuana. It should be noted that Waller is a convicted felon and is currently on probation (Violation Status) for a previous 2013 Firearm arrest. Waller was charged with the following: Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Pistol w/o a Permit, Possession of Controlled Substance. A Violation of Probation warrant was additionally served on Waller at the time of this arrest.
Arrested: Raymond Waller aka "Mugga", 25, of Prospect Avenue Hartford CT.
Charges: Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Pistol w/o a Permit, Possession of Controlled Substance and Violation of Probation (Warrant).
Evidence: Sport Arms .38 Special Revolver S/N 50228 containing 6 live ammunition rounds. 3 plastic bags of Marijuana.
On October 21, 2015, Detectives from the Hartford Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Unit assisted by Hartford STF-(With CSP & Regional Police Officers) and North District CSOs conducted an undercover narcotics surveillance operation in the area of 154 and 179 Mather Street, 116 Brook Street and Bedford Mall. This operation was conducted in response to several recent shootings and citizen complaints of open air drug sales. Undercover detectives conducted surveillance in the area and were able to identify prospective buyers and sellers of narcotics. A total of fifteen (15) individuals were arrested and charged with various narcotics charges.
Jimmy Smith, 43, of Htfd CHARGES: Criminal Trespass 3rd
Wesley Gage, 44, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School Zone, P.W.I.T.S Narcotics, Criminal Trespass 3rd
Christopher (last name pending), 40, of Manchester CT CHARGES: Criminal Trespass 3rd, Possession of Hallucinogenic, P.W.I.T.S Hallucinogenic
Robert Gilmore, 30, of Storrs CT CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School
Kathryn Teed, 26, of Storrs CT CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School Zone
Wilfredo Nazario, 60, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School, Criminal Trespass 3rd
Kyra Harrison, 31, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Controlled Substance
Aubrey Perry, 29, of Htfd (outstanding warrant) CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with Intent to Sell Narcotics
Miguel Casiano, 49, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Kendall Jones, 27, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of controlled substance, Possession with Intent to Sell Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Sell 1500 ft of School Zone
Johnny Williams, 52, of Htfd CHARGES: Failure to obey stop sign, Possession of Narcotics
Trayquan Powell, 18, of Htfd CHARGES: Criminal Trespass 3rd
Carlos Marrero, 57, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Controlled Substance, Criminal Trespass 3rd
Youth/17 of Htfd CHARGES: Sale of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance
Youth/15 of Htfd CHARGES: Sale of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance
47 bags of suspected PCP
37 bags of marijuana
5 grams of crack cocaine
numerous packaging material associated with manufacturing PCP.
Evidence: $1796 in U.S. currency.
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
Hartford Police Department
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Hartford CT, 06103