Accident Reconstruction Detectives in the Hartford Police Department Crime Scene Division are announcing the offer of a $10,000 Reward for information relating to the fatal motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian.
The Hartford Police Department is seeking the public’s and media’s assistance in locating the suspect vehicle in the 2013 fatal motor vehicle accident of a pedestrian, victim - Roberto Manuel Cruz (34 years old of 146 Otis Street, Hartford, CT). On November 24, 2013, at approximately 2:30 am, Mr. Cruz was struck while crossing Maple Ave. by an evading vehicle in this fatal hit and run. Based on video surveillance and vehicle parts recovered from the scene, the evading vehicle is a gray 4 door 2003-2006 Infiniti G35. Vehicle damage would have been front right broken headlight lens and missing right front headlamp, missing right front fender parking light, and likely hood damage. The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound beyond 700 Maple Ave with right front end damage.
Through a request from the Connecticut State’s Attorney’s Office, Governor Malloy has approved a $10,000 (Ten Thousand) reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction for this fatal hit and run motor vehicle accident.
Anyone who may have information regarding this vehicle or this accident is asked to call Detective Candice Hendrix at (860) 757-4226. Tips can be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 860 722-TIPS (8477).
HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT (Hartford, CT.)
The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 610 Farmington 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.