On Monday, September 21st, 2015, Hartford/US Fugitive Task Force working with the Hartford Shooting Task Force developed credible information regarding a vehicle in which an occupant may be illegally in possession of a firearm. Hartford STF Officers observed a vehicle matching the description, traveling north on Garden Street in the area of Greenfield Street, traveling fast and disregarding multiple stop signs. STF and Fugitive Detectives stopped the vehicle on Barbour Street at Westland Street. Further investigation revealed the passenger, Accused/Daniel, had a stolen S&W 9mm firearm concealed in his waistband. Accused/Daniel was also in possession the listed narcotics. The operator of the vehicle Accused/Castro, was in possession of the listed narcotics Both accused parties were transported to Hartford Police Headquarters for booking and processing.
Arrest #1; Castro, Khadafi, 37 of Hartford, CT. Charges; Stop Sign Violation x 2, Operating Under Suspension and Possession Narcotics.
Arrest #2; Daniel, Keenan, 19 of Benton Harbor, MI. Charges; Weapon in M/V, Carrying Pistol w/o a Permit, Theft of a Firearm and Possession Narcotics.
Vehicle; 2013 Mazda 2, four door hatchback color gray, GA temporary
Daniel- Smith & Wesson Model 59, 9mm handgun, with one magazine containing (10) live 9mm rounds of ammunition. Firearm listed in NCIC as stolen out of Bloomfield, CT.
Daniel- (1) plastic bag containing (20) small zip lock bags each containing a white rock like substance (suspected crack cocaine).
Castro- (7) wax paper sleeves each containing an off white powder substance (suspected heroin).