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Garden Street Arrest

On February 5, 2015, members of the Hartford Police Department Special Operations Group (HSI), the Vice and Narcotics Unit, The South Conditions Unit, and the Shooting Task Force were conducting surveillance in the area of Garden Street and Nelson Street. As a vehicle drove past the Detectives, the operator and the passenger were both observed drinking alcoholic beverages. The vehicle pulled the curb in front of a package store at the intersection of Capen Street and Garden Street. The Detectives approached to investigate and the front seat passenger, identified as Carl Hooks (Convicted Felon) was found in possession of a loaded Taurus .357 magnum revolver. The operator of the vehicle, identified as Randolph Privette, had an outstanding arrest warrant (failure to respond/infraction) and both parties were additionally found to be in possession of marijuana.

Arrested #1: Carl Hooks, 31,of Hartford, CT. (20 previous Hartford arrests, Convicted Felon)
Charges:
1. Criminal Possession Firearm
2. PWITS Marijuana

Arrested #2: Randolph Privette, 31, of Hartford, CT. (12 Previous Hartford Arrest, Convicted Felon)
Charges:
1. Drinking while Operating a M/V
2. Operating under Suspension
3. Interfering with Police
4. Possession Marijuana. (Outstanding Warrant Served)

Evidence: One (1) Taurus .357 Magnum revolver, containing three (3) live and three (3)
spent ammunition casings, nine (9) bags of marijuana, and $252.00 US Currency

592 garden st gun

DUI Checkpoint February 5, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Thursday, February 5, 2015

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) ā€“ The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Friday, February 6, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 90 Brainard Road.

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.

DUI Checkpoint January 30, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Thursday, January 29, 2015

HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT


(Hartford, CT.) ā€“ The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Friday, January 30, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of 809 Asylum Street.

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.

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