On Friday, December 4, 2015, Hartford Police Department patrol officers responded to 245 Preston Street on a report of stored human skeletal remains. Responding officers made contact with the tenant and were allowed inside of the apartment. The tenant was cooperative and forthcoming and showed the officers where the skeletal remains were located. Detectives from the HPD Major Crimes Division were immediately notified. MCD assumed the investigation and remained in contact with the CT State's Attorney's Office. A search and seizure warrant was drafted and subsequently authorized by a judge of the Superior Court. The HPD Crime Scene Division responded and assisted with search, processing and recovery of the skeletal remains of five bodies. Through investigation HPD detectives learned that five graves had been robbed from a cemetery in Worcester Ma. MCD along with the Office of the Chief State's Attorney will continue to investigate with Massachusetts Law Enforcement. The tenant was taken into custody and charged as a fugitive from justice from the State of Massachussetts.
Accused: Amador Medina, 09/26/83, 245 Preston Street 2nd floor, Hartford, CT
Charges: Fugitive from Justice (Massachusetts)
The skeletal remains were seized by HPD Crimes Scene Detectives. Investigation ongoing.
The Hartford Police Department would like to remind citizens to take extra care this time of year when having mail and packages delivered to their residence. There are steps you can take to be proactive in keeping your package safe from theft.
If you see something say something,
report any suspicious activity in the neighborhood
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Wednesday, December 2, 2015
HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT
(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, December 3, 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.
Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103