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STF Arrest August 28, 2014

On the 8/28/14 at 10:14pm, Hartford Police Department Intelligence STF detectives received information that a party, who had been allegedly "sticking up drug dealers in the neighborhood", was in front of 179 Albany Avenue in possession of an illegal firearm. Detectives, along with the North Conditions Unit Officers, observed party matching the description in front of 179 Albany Avenue and approached to investigate. The suspect, upon seeing the police, immediately fled on foot westbound on Albany Avenue. After a brief foot pursuit the suspect, Michael Davis DOB 2/20/88 (Convicted felon with prior firearms and narcotics convictions), was taken into custody and an illegal Boston Bulldog .32 caliber revolver was recovered from his pants pocket.

Arrested: Michael Davis 26 of Hartford, CT.
Charges:
1. Interfering with Police
2. Possession of Pistol W/O Permit
3. Criminal Possession of a Firearm

Evidence: Boston Bulldog .32 caliber revolver.

Shots Fired Arrest

August 26, 2014 HPD personnel were dispatched to the area of Wethersfield Avenue and Barker Street with complaints of shots fired. The dispatcher taking the call also reported hearing shots fired over the 911 call. Upon arrival a victim was located and stated that he was shot at two times by a party known to him. The victim identified the house the suspect ran into on Barker Street and after establishing a perimeter, the suspect was taken into custody without incident.  A consented search of the suspect's residence was conducted which yielded a large quantity of packed marijuana, a small amount of crack cocaine, and packing materials.

Suspect Arrested: Teekaram Persaud
DOB:                    3/8/1993
Address:              21 Barker Street, 1st Floor, Hartford
Charges:              Criminal Attempt assault in the first degree, Possession of pistol w/o permit, unlawful discharge, risk of injury, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell and possession with intent to sell within 1500 feet of a school.

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