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Sex Offender Registry Offender Sweep

Sex Offenders Arrested Click Here

On June 30, 2014 at 5:00am, detectives from the Hartford Police Department Special Investigations Division (S.I.D.), South End Community Service Officers, Central Conditions Officers, and the HPD Emergency Response Team (ERT), in collaboration with State of CT Adult Probation and CSP conducted a city wide warrant sweep, “Operation City Guardians”, for Sex Offender Registry Offenders. 31 Target Offenders were identified and warrants were subsequently obtained by the S.I.D. Sex Offender Registry Detectives. As a result, 19 offenders were located and arrested for compliance violations and various other crimes. A total of 26 arrests were made which included non-target offenses.


DUI Checkpoint July 2, 2014

From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Tuesday, July 1, 2014


(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 217 Wethersfield 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.

2nd Craigslist Homicide arrest

On May 8, 2013 at approximately 8pm Mr. Felix Dejesus, of Cromwell, was murdered on Allendale Road. while attempting to sell tablets that he had arranged to sell via Craigslist. On June 17,2014 Hartford Police Department Homicide Detectives arrested Rashad Moon, 22 of Hartford in connection with the homicide. Rashad Moon, 22 of Hartford is being held on a $1,000,000 bond and charged with felony murder, robbery first-degree, and conspiracy to commit robbery in the first-degree

On June 30, 2014, Hartford Police Department Homicide Detectives, working closely with the Connecticut State's Attorney's Office in Hartford, applied for and obtained a second arrest warrant for this homicide. Marvin Mathis, 20 of Hartford, was arrested today and charged at the Hartford Police Department with Murder, robbery first-degree, and conspiracy to commit robbery in the first-degree. He is being held on a $100,000 judge set bond.


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