Stolen Vehicle Search Turns Up Weapon and Narcotics

Bill Pearse
September 11, 2018 - 8:51 pm

Hartford Police

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(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC News) -  Hartford Police   made two arrests Tuesday  after  Detectives from Vice and Narcotics  conducting plainclothes surveillance  spotted  a stolen vehicle.Detectives  radioed for assistance and the vehicle was stopped without incident in the area  of Washington Street and New Britain Avenue. 

A search of the vehicle passenger  found him to be in possession of a firearm and  narcotics.

40 year old  Jose Luis Colon of Hartford was charged with Weapons in a Motor  Vehicle , Possession of a Pistol without a Permit  and Possession of Narcotics.38 year old Miguel Angel Garcia, also of Hartford  was charged with Larceny in the First Degree , Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License,Misuse of Registration/ Stolen Registration  and a Traffic Light  Violation.