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Shots Fired Arrest

August 26, 2014 HPD personnel were dispatched to the area of Wethersfield Avenue and Barker Street with complaints of shots fired. The dispatcher taking the call also reported hearing shots fired over the 911 call. Upon arrival a victim was located and stated that he was shot at two times by a party known to him. The victim identified the house the suspect ran into on Barker Street and after establishing a perimeter, the suspect was taken into custody without incident.  A consented search of the suspect's residence was conducted which yielded a large quantity of packed marijuana, a small amount of crack cocaine, and packing materials.

Suspect Arrested: Teekaram Persaud
DOB:                    3/8/1993
Address:              21 Barker Street, 1st Floor, Hartford
Charges:              Criminal Attempt assault in the first degree, Possession of pistol w/o permit, unlawful discharge, risk of injury, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell and possession with intent to sell within 1500 feet of a school.

Heroin Arrest

August 20, 2014, During a motor vehicle stop in the area of Park street and Washington Street, two individuals were arrested for the possession of narcotics. The Hartford Police Department was able to seize 1,523 bags of heroin and $415 from the vehicle.  The heroin was packaged for street level sales. The individuals arrested were, Thomas Bruno (DoB 3/11/92) of 121 Sission Avenue, Hartford and Christopher Barros (DoB 6/7/94) of 1040 Capital Avenue, Hartford.  

Charges included: Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics with intention to sell Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics within 1500ft of a school and other various motor vehicle related charges.


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