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136 Edgewood Street/Narcotics Arrest

On July 23, 2015, The Hartford Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Unit, Shooting Task Force, Emergency Response Team, Hartford North and Central Condition Units, Community Service Officers, along with other agencies (Homeland Security Investigators, DEA, FBI, Parole and Connecticut Regional Emergency Service Team) conducted a search warrant at 136 Edgewood Street. The search warrant was due to numerous citizen complaints of drug dealing, illegal gambling and an afterhours club operating at this location. A search of both the interior and exterior of the residence produced approximately $6,000 in U.S currency and five pounds of marijuana. A total of nine people were placed under arrest for various charges. License and Inspections also responded to the location for a safety check. The investigation is ongoing. A similar afterhours club a few houses away was the scene of a recent homicide.

Evidence:
$5964.00 in U.S Currency
5 lbs. of Marijuana
Packaging material and scales

Arrested: Donovan Allen, 35, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of a controlled substance
2. P.W.I.T.S controlled substance 1500' from a school

Arrested: Michael Johnson, 57, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of a controlled substance
2. P.W.I.T.S of a controlled substance

Arrested: Audley Rosa, 46, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. P.W.I.T.S of a controlled substance
2. Possession of a controlled substance
3. P.W.I.T.S controlled substance 1500' from a school
4. Drug Factory (Outstanding Warrant)

Arrested: Neville Duncan, 29, of East Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. PRAWN Warrant

Arrested: Christopher Henry, 35, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. P.W.I.T.S 1500' from a school
2. P.W.I.T.S of a controlled substance
3. Possession of a controlled substance
4. Interfering with Police

Arrested: Ackeel Campbell, 28, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. P.W.I.T.S 1500' from a school
2. P.W.I.T.S of a controlled substance
3. Possession of a controlled substance
4. Interfering with Police

Arrested: Orett Malcolm, 27, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. P.W.I.T.S 1500' from a school
2. P.W.I.T.S of a controlled substance
3. Possession of a controlled substance

Arrested: Lathan McDonald, 41, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. P.W.I.T.S 1500' from a school
2. P.W.I.T.S of a controlled substance
3. Possession of a controlled substance

Ticketed: Devon Wilson, 58, of Bloomfield, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana

Ticketed: Adrian Cooks, 26, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana

Ticketed: Levell Stephenson, 41, of Bloomfield, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana

Ticketed: Dennis Pennant, 35, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana

Ticketed: Robert Hamrick, 46, of Hartford, CT
Charges:
1. Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana (Outstanding PRAWN Warrant)

STF Arrest in Weekend Shooting

On Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 7:51pm, Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers on Main St. reported hearing gun shots coming from inside the building of 2006 Main Street. As the officers approached the building, they located a victim bleeding heavily and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Additional, Patrol Officers and STF investigators responded to assist. STF Investigated and developed a suspect with the street name of "Debo". At the hospital, the victim was at one point in critical condition, suffering from six gunshot wounds to the head, neck, chest, back and shoulder. STF investigators identified "Debo" as Deshawn Walton. Several investigative leads were developed leading to the preparation of an arrest warrant for the accused shooter Deshawn Walton. On July 21, 2015, the arrest warrant was granted at GA14 with a Judge set bond $3,500,000.00 bond. Accused Walton was apprehended by members of the STF in Hartford on July 23rd, 2015.

Arrest: Deshawn Walton, 20, of Hartford, CT.

Charges; Carrying a Pistol w/o a Permit, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Attempt Murder and Assault 1st Degree.

Victim: Tequan Vail, 25, of Windsor, CT.

Hartford Police Department Hiring for Officers

The Hartford Police Department is currently hiring for police officers.  The application process will be open from July 22, 2015 through October 23, 2015.  There are four separate job announcements for the position.  The position is open to Hartford Residents, Non-Residents, Comparatives, and Lateral transfers.  Please use the links below to learn more about each job announcement.

Hartford Resident - Job Announcement 

Non Hartford Resident - Job Announcement

Comparative - Job Announcement

Lateral - Announcement

We encourange all interested persons to apply. For more information visit our recruitment tab as well as the Human Resources page on the City of Hartford's website.

All applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Department at City Hall:

550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860)757-9800

Hours: Monday- Friday 8am - 5pm

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