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Colt Park Arrest

On August 7, 2014 at 5:00pm members of the Hartford Police Department South Conditions Unit responded to Colt Park for a dispatched call for service in reference to a suspect actively exposing himself at the location. Contact was made with the victims and the suspect was subsequently identified and detained. The victims provided statements detailing that the party was observed masturbating at the public park. Furthermore, that the party's actions were conducted in an area in close proximity, and in clear view of numerous young children utilizing the parks amenities. The party was placed under arrest and charged accordingly.

Arrested: Rustam Suleymanov(dob 7/13/75) of 10 Congress Street, Hartford, CT
1. Public Indecency
2. Risk of Injury to a Minor
3. Breach of Peace 2nd Degree
4. Public Drinking
He is held on a $25,000 bond.

National Night Out 2014

(Hartford, CT) August 5, 2014, The Hartford Police Department attends National Night Out in the Upper Albany Neighborhood. 

National Night Out 2014

Photo credit: Denise Best


On Thursday, August 7, 2014, the Special Olympics Hartford Corporate 5K will be taking place in downtown Hartford. The race is scheduled to start at 6:20 PM with approximately 900 runners participating.

The following road closures will be in effect from 6 PM until approximately 7:30 PM:
Trinity Street-both directions, entire length
Jewell Street- both directions, entire length
Trumbull Street-no south bound between Pearl Street and Jewell Street
Wells Street-no south bound between Trumbull Street and Pulaski Circle
Elm Street-both directions, entire length
Clinton Street-no southbound, entire length
Capitol Avenue-both directions, between Washington Street and Laurel Street
Broad Street-no northbound between Russ Street and Capitol Avenue
Oak Street- no north bound between Russ Street and Capitol Avenue

Officers will be deployed along the race route to facilitate local traffic.

Please see race map for further details.

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