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Sunday, May 8, 2016


On April 28, 2016 at approximately 5:34pm, Hartford Police 
Patrol Officers were dispatched to 200 Bloomfield Avenue 
(the University of Hartford) on a reported attempted 
robbery/Dorm room invasion.  The victim reported
that a masked armedassailant was brandishing a firearm and 
attempted to force entry into his dorm room.The victim fended the assailant
off who then fled from the complex.  The victim sustained a
laceration to the chin and was treated on scene.The victim then
provided a description of the suspect specifically identifying him as 
wearing very distinctive footwear.

University of Hartford Public Safety Investigators immediately
viewed the surveillancevideo which captured a male suspect
matching the description of the assailantwho was wearing the
same very distinctive footwear.  The assailant was not 
masked at the time of the captured video.

The suspect, along with several other individuals observed 
with the him, were immediatelyidentified by U of H Public
 Safety. HPD Major Crimes conducted several  interviews of
those involved and probable cause was developed for the suspect.

On May 6, 2016 an arrest warrant was obtained for James Mayze,
 Date of Birth-03/10/1998 charging him with Criminal Attempt to
 Commit Robbery and Assault Second with a Firearm.   On 
May 6, 2016, he was taken into custody without incident at his 

Several arrest were made in this investigation during the prior week. 
Those involved are allegedly involved in the sale of marijuana. 
Marijuana and cash appear to be the motive and nexus in this
incident. The University of Hartford Public Safety 
Investigators and Cromwell Police Department were instrumental
 in leading this investigation to arrest.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

UHA was always known as a drug campus. These thugs are seeking payment, no doubt.