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DUi Checkpoint August 20, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Wednesday, August 19, 2015

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, August 20, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 809 Asylum 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.

Hartford Police Explorers Take Home the Gold

The Hartford Police Explorers Post 45 competed in the 2015 Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival in Downtown Hartford on Saturday, August 15.  They proved themselves to be a worthy adversary, taking home the gold in the F Group, Division 1 with a time of 2:48.71.

Congratulations Explorers!

Explorers Dragon Boat Win 2015

Arrest on Bond Street

On August 14, 2015, Detectives from The Hartford Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit along with, the HPD Emergency Response Team, DEA Agents, the Statewide Narcotics Task Force and Northern Connecticut Regional Emergency Service Team conducted two simultaneous search warrants at 56 and 57 Bond Street. Detectives were able to obtain information that there were several individuals storing firearms and selling illegal narcotics from the first floor apartment of 56 Bond Street and the second floor of 57 Bond Street. A search of the apartment's interiors revealed a firearm, marijuana, crack cocaine, U.S. currency and packaging material. A total of five (5) individuals were placed under arrest for various firearm and narcotic related charges.

Arrested:

Nelson Ferry, 25, of Htfd CHARGES: Poss Narco, PWITS Narco, PWITS 1500 feet school, Conspiracy/ PWITS 1500, Drug Factory

Jorge Ramirez, 27, of Htfd CHARGES: Poss Narco, PWITS Narco, PWITS 1500 feet school, Conspiracy/ PWITS 1500, Drug Factory

Marisol Hernandez, 22, of Htfd CHARGES: Poss Narco, PWITS Narco, PWITS 1500 feet school, Conspiracy/ PWITS 1500, Drug Factory

Samuel Estrada, 43, of Htfd CHARGES: Criminal Possession of Firearm, Possession Stolen Firearm, Poss Narcotics, Poss. of Controlled Subst, Poss of High Capacity Magazine

Noel Rodriguez, 28, of Htfd CHARGES: Interfering with police, criminal trespass 3rd

Jose Fonseca, 44, of Htfd CHARGES: Outstanding prawn warrant

Evidence:
17 grams crack cocaine, U.S. currency $1477.00, several pills of oxycodone
Ruger SR9 .9mm handgun, several bags of marijuana, several live rounds (.22, .380 calibers)
Packaging material

57 bond street

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