18-30582: Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Arrest
On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at approximately 1525 hours, officers were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 521 Wethersfield Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a male pedestrian suffering from serious injuries in the roadway. The pedestrian, later identified as Stanislaw Gnatek, was transported via ambulance to Hartford Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The operator of the vehicle, Miguel Nazario DOB 10/30/1985, was transported from the scene by ambulance to Hartford Hospital for evaluation and cooperated with the investigation. Officer Lemke of the Crime Scene Division was assigned as the lead investigator.
Accused: Miguel Nazario DOB 10/30/1985, of 289 Brittany Farms Road, New Britain, CT.
Charges- Misconduct with a Motor Vehicle, 53a-57, Failure to Drive in Proper Lane, 14-236(1), and Failure to
Use Care to Avoid a Pedestrian, 14-300d.
19-01622: Narcotics Warrant Operation - Narcotics Arrest
Over a several months long investigation, Detectives from Vice & Narcotics and the Street Crimes Unit, received information for narcotics (Fentanyl/Heroin) being sold from the area of 110 George Street. The information was confirmed while conducting surveillance and controlled narcotics purchases. The investigation resulted in obtaining a search warrant for 110 George Street Apt-9. On January 24, 2019, a warrant operation was conducted with the assistance of Hartford ERT. Several suspects were taken into custody without incident. As a result of the operation, approximately 1100 bags of packaged Fentanyl, suspected Xanex pills and US Currency was seized. In total, (3) adults were arrested during the operation. (2) suspects were arrested for various unrelated charges while the third faced charges for narcotics possession and sales, along with an active warrant.
Accused: Raymond Lewis Dob: 7/09/68 Lka: 110 George Street (Apt-9) Hartford, CT
Charged: Possession Narcotics, PWITS Narcotics, Possession Cont. Substance, Drug Factory
Warrant: FTA 2nd, Larceny 4th, Possession Cont. Substance, Possession Infraction
Accused: Hollie Desjardins Dob: 1/23/86 Lka: 110 George Street Apt-9 Hartford, CT
Charged: Possession Narcotics
Accused: Billy Buie Dob: 2/16/65 Lka: 118 Main Street Hartford, CT
PRAWN Warrant - Failure to Respond, Town Ord Violation
19-02566: Narcotics Warrant Operation - Narcotics Arrest
During the month of January, 2019, Detectives from the Hartford Vice & Narcotics Unit received information for narcotics (Heroin) being sold from the area of Wooster Street. Detectives confirmed the information, conducting surveillance and controlled narcotics purchases. The investigation led detectives to obtain a search warrant for 164 Wooster Street (1st Floor). On January 24, 2019, Detectives from V&N conducted the warrant operation where the suspect for the investigation was taken into custody without incident. In total, as a result of the operation, approximately 1700 bags of packaged Heroin, 2 ounces of Cocaine, and $1,000 in US Currency was seized. The suspect of the investigation was arrested on narcotics possession and sales related charges. As a result of the operation, a second suspect was arrested on scene for narcotics related charges.
A1) Juan Carlos Vega Dob: 9/04/58 Lka: 164 Wooster Street (1st floor) Hartford, CT
Charged: Possession Narcotics (2cts), PWITS Narco (2cts), Poss Cont. Substance, Drug Factory
Charged: Possession Narcotics (2cts), PWITS Narco (2cts), Sales of Narcotics
A2) Luis Santana Dob: 5/23/58 Lka: 8 Mary Shepard Place Apt-10 Hartford, CT
Charged: Possession Narcotics
Rafael Medina III
Assistant Chief of Police