On 05/03/16 at 4:06pm hours, HPD Patrol Officers received information concerning guns and narcotics sales. A suspect was reported to be in the rear of 80 Edgewood Street and in possession of at least two handguns and narcotics. The HPD Patrol officers went to the address to develop additional leads, when they observed the suspect actively engaged in narcotics activity. The suspect attempted to flee from the officers, but after a short foot pursuit and brief struggle the suspect was detained. The suspect was found to have a handgun in a nearby vehicle. The suspect vehicle was subsequently searched, locating an additional handgun which had been reported stolen from Hartford as well as crack cocaine. Members of HPD STF, V&N were then contacted and assisted. The suspect was arrested and transported to HPD for debriefing and booked.
Recovered Stolen - 9MM Ruger Semi-auto Pistol Model SR-9C, Recovered Harrington Richardson Model 732
32mm revolver. Recovered numerous loose rounds of ammo including 12/16 Gauge shotgun, .308 rifle.
Recovered - 16 Grams Crack cocaine.
Arrested: Alonte Coleman; 18 yo, Hartford, CT with 2 previous Hartford PD arrests.