On July 11, 2014 at 4:40pm, Hartford Police Officers assigned to the North Conditions Unit (NCU) attempted to detain an individual that they observed engaging in illegal activity in the area of 2064 Main Street. The individual fled from the NCU officers and discarded a blue backpack that he was carrying into a dumpster in the rear of 2064 Main Street. NCU officers recovered the backpack, which the contained (1) Ruger GP100 .357 Magnum Revolver, the firearm was fully loaded and fully operational. A Patrol Officer observed the suspect in the area of 231 Bellevue Street and after a brief struggle was able to take the suspect into custody. After receiving medical treatment the suspect was transported to the Shooting Task Force where he was debriefed and charged accordingly.
Arrested: Dashawn Walton, 19yo, of Hartford, CT
1. Carrying a Pistol w/out Permit
2. Obliterated Serial Number
3. Interfering w/Police and various other charges.
Being held on $50,000 Bond
Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103