West Hartford Crime
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Recent Crime News
Thursday | via The Hartford Courant
A New Britain man already being held in connection to a rash of area robberies was charged this week with robbing a Willard Avenue convenience store and assaulting a clerk last December. Randall Michaels, 33, faces charges of first-degree robbery, second-degree assault fourth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny and carrying a dangerous weapon. Comment?
Friday Jul 22 | via WTNH
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - West Hartford police have arrested a man after what they describe as a bizarre night trying to provoke police. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via The Hartford Courant
After sitting down with four local mothers concerned about police use of force following the deaths of two black men shot by officers in Louisiana and Minnesota, Police Chief Tracey Gove said he knew he had to put the work his department does into words. On July 10, Gove received an email from a resident speaking on behalf of the four moms who said they were "devastated" by the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., on July 5, and of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn., the next day. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via WTNH
The investigation revealed the suspect knew the juvenile victim. The suspect, identified as 25-year-old Edwin Crespo-Marquez, of West Hartford, was arrested on Monday, June 27th. Comment?
Jun 26, 2016 | via WTNH
The Hartford Courant reports police received a report of shots fired around 7:30 a.m. Sunday at a home on Jackson Avenue. Responding officers found a man and a woman inside suffering from gunshot wounds. Comment?
Jun 24, 2016 | via The Hartford Courant
One of two New Jersey men police say carried out a home invasion and armed robbery at a University of Hartford residence hall in April was arrested Friday and ordered held on $500,000 bail after his arraignment in Superior Court in Hartford. Kaheem Bewley, 21, of Newark, N.J., is one of two men who Hartford police say forced their way into the dorm room, assaulted the occupant, brandished a handgun, then demanded "where's the weed, where's the weed," according to an arrest warrant One of the residents of the dorm room sold marijuana on the University of Hartford campus, police said. Comment?
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