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DUI Checkpoint December 26, 2014

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Tuesday, December 23, 2014

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) ā€“ The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Friday, December 26, 2014, 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 December 19, 2014

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Thursday, December 18, 2014

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) ā€“ The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Friday, December 19, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 217 Wethersfield 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.

Homicide Arrest December 14, 2014

On Sunday, December 13, 2014, at 10:09am officers were dispatched to 165 Benton Street 2nd floor, for the report of a stabbing. Officer's located the victim suffering from a large stab wound to the chest. Victim was transported to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

On December 14, 2014, Hartford Police Department Major Crimes Detectives received information identifying the suspect involved in the fatal stabbing incident that occurred on 12/13/14 at 1009 hours, at 165 Benton Street. The suspect- Leshawn Davis, who voluntarily came to the Public Safety Complex, requested to speak to investigators. Davis was interviewed by Major Crimes Homicide Detectives. Based on the facts and evidence from the investigation, Detectives applied for and obtained an arrest warrant. Davis was subsequently placed under arrest, without incident, and charged with Murder, C.G.S. 53a-54a. He was held on a $500,000 bond.

Arrested: Leshawn-Anthony Davis (DOB 04/27/87), 2 Burton Street, Hartford, CT (14 previous arrests in HTFD)
Charges: C.G.S. 53a-54a, Murder

Victim: Jonathan Lamont Cox, DOB 07/04/80, 165 Benton Street, 2nd floor, Hartford, CT

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