West Hartford Crime
Recent Crime News
Friday Mar 27 | via The Danbury Daily Voice
Danbury police officers traveled Friday morning to West Hartford to arrest a 52-year-old man on sexual assault charges, police said. Detectives from the Special Victims Unit went to West Hartford to serve a warrant on Pedro Souza, of West Hartford, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Patch.com
A Richard Street man with a history of arrests is accused of harassing former ESPN anchor Michelle Bonner in several incidents, including "boxing in" her car during pickup at a West Hartford elementary school. Edward Cooper, 42, of 120 Richard Street, was charged last month with second-degree breach of peace for several incidents that occurred at Smith STEM School involving Bonner. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via The Hartford Courant
A former member of a violent north end street gang who participated in the brutal beating of a man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison and three years of probation. Should Joseph Ward, 32, violate the terms of his probation, he has an 8 1/2-year prison sentence hanging over his head. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via The Hartford Courant
For Doug Glanville, an ESPN analyst and former Major League Baseball player, the act of shoveling his driveway last winter sparked a national conversation on policing and race relations. Glanville testified Monday during a public hearing on a bill drafted by Rep. Matthew Ritter, D-Hartford, that would explicitly prohibit police from crossing town lines to enforce municipal ordinances, such as West Hartford's ordinance against door-to-door solicitation. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Patch.com
West Hartford police have arrested a fifth Lincoln Culinary Institute student accused of going on an overnight burglary spree of unlocked cars in West Hartford Center this past December. Jordan Dartt, 19, of Hartford, was arrested Feb. 27 on five counts of third-degree burglary and one count of conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary. Comment?
Monday Mar 9 | via The Hartford Courant
A Hartford man faces 10 years in prison and 10 years of special parole after pleading guilty Monday to robbery and burglary of an occupied home in West Hartford. Jaquarius Carter, 20, pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine to first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via WTNH
West Hartford police have arrested a television service installation worker for sexually assaulting a customer at a home on Hillcrest Avenue. 39 year old Gordon Rashford of Bloomfield now faces charges that include sexual assault and unlawful restraint. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via Patch.com
Rashford Gordon, 38, of 7 Larensen Ridge in Bloomfield, was arrested after West Hartford police located him at his next TV install appointment in Hartford. Police were originally dispatched to a West Hartford residence around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday on a complaint that a sexual assault had just occurred. Comment?
Feb 27, 2015 | via CTNow.com
Six people indicted this week for the October 2014 robbery of Lux Bond & Green jewelry store in West Hartford were part of a larger ring of "smash and grab" thieves charged in six robberies targeting Rolex watches in the East Coast and Midwest, according to federal authorities. Although 17 people were charged in total, only six were charged in connection with the robbery in West Hartford, according to an indictment filed by the U.S. Attorney's office in Michigan Thursday. Comment?
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