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DUI Checkpoint September 4, 2014

From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Thursday, September 4, 2014


(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 175 New Britain 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.

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.
1. Interfering with Police
2. Possession of Pistol W/O Permit
3. Criminal Possession of a Firearm

Evidence: Boston Bulldog .32 caliber revolver.

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