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September 26, 2014 Arrest

On September 26, 2014 at 8:54pm Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers and South Conditions Officers responded to the area of Wyllys Street in response to a 911 citizen complaint of shots fired. The citizen caller provided a detailed description of the suspect and stated he was seated in a vehicle near 137 Wyllys St. Responding Patrol Officers observed a suspect fitting the description at that location. When the suspect noticed the approaching officers, he fled on foot. The suspect was unable to out run the officers and was apprehended by South Conditions Officers in the area of 15 Patsy Williams Way. Members of the Shooting Task Force responded to assist with the follow up investigation. A subsequent on scene investigation led to the recovery of the Charter Arms Corp .38 SPL Revolver containing five spent shell casings and 28 bags of heroin. An extensive canvass of the area was conducted yielding no victims, and/or further evidence.

Arrested: Gabriel Ramos, 24 of Hartford, CT (Convicted Felon)
Charges:
1. Possession Narcotics
2. PWITS Narcotics
3. PWITS Narcotics School Zone
4. Interfering with Police
5. Carrying Pistol w/out a Permit
6. Weapons in a M.V.
7. Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm
8. Reckless Endangerment
9. Criminal Possession of a Firearm

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Homicide Information Needed

On September 28, 2014 at 1:12am, Hartford Police Department Patrol units responded to the above location on a report of shots fired and a victim injured. Upon arrival, they located the victim, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the torso and neck area. EMS transported the victim to St. Francis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:49am. A crime scene was established processed by Crime Scene Detectives. HPD Homicide Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are assuming the investigation. This is the 11th Hartford homicide of 2014.

Victim: - Anthony Wortham 09/05/77, LKA 80 Flatbush Ave. HTFD.

Anyone with information is asked to call HPD/MCD Homicide Sergeant Brandon O'Brien (860) 757-4089; or web tips can be submitted to the right of the webpage. (click "Submit and anonymous Tip")

Domestic Violence Suspect Wanted

The Hartford Police Department Major Crimes Division Domestic Violence Detectives are actively searching for Rashad Wilson age 35 of Hartford, who is wanted for a domestic assault that occurred on 09/24/14 in Hartford, CT. Wilson has an active felony warrant for Criminal Attempt Murder, Assault 2nd, Criminal Possession of a Pistol, Reckless Endangerment, Risk of Injury, and Larceny 3rd. This warrant carries a judge set $1,000,000 bond. He is believed to be hiding out with family. Note that Wilson wears glasses and a beard or goatee. Please do not approach Wilson as he is potentially a danger. Mugshot below:

WilsonRashad
Height: 6'01"  Weight: 190  Eyes: Brown Complexion: Medium

Scars & Tattoos: Scar on top of forehead; tattoo: "1 life to live" inside forearms

Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Maxima 4DR   Vehicle Reg#: 520ZZA  Vehicle Color: Dark blue


If you have information on Wilson, please call Sergeant Andrew Weaver at (860) 757-4214. Or information can be submitted using the annonymous tip link to the right of the page.

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