On October 22, 2015, at 11:22pm, HPD Patrol Officers responded to 164 Burnham Street on report of a serious assault with a firearm. Upon arrival, officers met with the male victim, a 23yo male from Windsor, CT, who was alert and conscious. The victim stated he and two other people were sitting inside an Acura which was parked in the driveway located at 164 Burnham Street. They noticed a Chrysler 300 drive past them, several times, east bound on Burnham Street. Shortly after they observed two unknown males, on foot, walking west bound on Burnham Street toward them. One of the males, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, shot at them several times. The males then fled, on foot, east bound on Burnham Street. Officers on scene located six spent shell casing in front of 160 Burnham Street and found seven bullet holes along the driver side of the Acura. The male victim who suffered a non-life threatening graze to the left side of his neck was treated and released by Saint Francis hospital. Hartford STF arrived on scene to investigate.
Suspect #1: Male wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt with a handgun. Unknown race, height or weight
Suspect #2: Male unknown height, weight, race
Suspect vehicle: Dark colored, possibly black, Newer Chrysler 300 with dark tints. (Possibly a rental)
On October 21, 2015, Hartford Police Department Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of Kent Street and Homestead Avenue on a report of a suspect with a firearm. The suspect was identified by the street name "Mugga" and his physical description was given. Hartford STF Detectives were familiar with a person in that area, Raymond Waller, who uses the street name "Mugga". During the investigation, Detectives carefully approached Waller standing on the sidewalk in front of 55 Norfolk Street. The detectives approached to investigate and Waller immediately tried to run but was quickly detained without further incident. A Sport Arms .38 special revolver with six live ammunition rounds was recovered from Wallers front right pant pocket. Waller was also in possession of three plastic bags of marijuana. It should be noted that Waller is a convicted felon and is currently on probation (Violation Status) for a previous 2013 Firearm arrest. Waller was charged with the following: Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Pistol w/o a Permit, Possession of Controlled Substance. A Violation of Probation warrant was additionally served on Waller at the time of this arrest.
Arrested: Raymond Waller aka "Mugga", 25, of Prospect Avenue Hartford CT.
Charges: Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Pistol w/o a Permit, Possession of Controlled Substance and Violation of Probation (Warrant).
Evidence: Sport Arms .38 Special Revolver S/N 50228 containing 6 live ammunition rounds. 3 plastic bags of Marijuana.
On October 21, 2015, Detectives from the Hartford Police Department's Vice and Narcotics Unit assisted by Hartford STF-(With CSP & Regional Police Officers) and North District CSOs conducted an undercover narcotics surveillance operation in the area of 154 and 179 Mather Street, 116 Brook Street and Bedford Mall. This operation was conducted in response to several recent shootings and citizen complaints of open air drug sales. Undercover detectives conducted surveillance in the area and were able to identify prospective buyers and sellers of narcotics. A total of fifteen (15) individuals were arrested and charged with various narcotics charges.
Jimmy Smith, 43, of Htfd CHARGES: Criminal Trespass 3rd
Wesley Gage, 44, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School Zone, P.W.I.T.S Narcotics, Criminal Trespass 3rd
Christopher (last name pending), 40, of Manchester CT CHARGES: Criminal Trespass 3rd, Possession of Hallucinogenic, P.W.I.T.S Hallucinogenic
Robert Gilmore, 30, of Storrs CT CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School
Kathryn Teed, 26, of Storrs CT CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School Zone
Wilfredo Nazario, 60, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with in 1500 feet of School, Criminal Trespass 3rd
Kyra Harrison, 31, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Controlled Substance
Aubrey Perry, 29, of Htfd (outstanding warrant) CHARGES: Possession of Narcotics, Possession with Intent to Sell Narcotics
Miguel Casiano, 49, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Kendall Jones, 27, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of controlled substance, Possession with Intent to Sell Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Sell 1500 ft of School Zone
Johnny Williams, 52, of Htfd CHARGES: Failure to obey stop sign, Possession of Narcotics
Trayquan Powell, 18, of Htfd CHARGES: Criminal Trespass 3rd
Carlos Marrero, 57, of Htfd CHARGES: Possession of Controlled Substance, Criminal Trespass 3rd
Youth/17 of Htfd CHARGES: Sale of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance
Youth/15 of Htfd CHARGES: Sale of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance
47 bags of suspected PCP
37 bags of marijuana
5 grams of crack cocaine
numerous packaging material associated with manufacturing PCP.
Evidence: $1796 in U.S. currency.
Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103