Government Police/Fire

West Hartford Police Assist in Search for Vehicle Connected to Homicide

West Hartford Police Department hybrid SUV. Courtesy photo (we-ha.com file photo)

West Hartford Police said they provided mutual aid to other law enforcement agencies on Friday connected to an investigation of a homicide.

By Ronni Newton

The West Hartford Police Department’s Community Support Unit (CSU) on Friday assisted the State Police Major Crimes Unit and the Statewide Narcotics Task Force with an investigation connected to an investigation of a homicide.

According to a news release provided by West Hartford Police Capt. Eric Rocheleau, CSU officers spotted a vehicle Friday that was wanted as part of a major crimes investigation into a homicide.

“State Police officers attempted to stop the vehicle in Hartford but the vehicle rammed several police vehicles before fleeing the area,” the release stated.

The vehicle traveled through West Hartford before continuing to flee on I-84, headed eastbound, and was later located in East Hartford.

No injuries resulted.

No further details about the case, which is continuing to be investigated by the State Police Central District Major Crimes Squad and Hartford Police, were provided.

Like what you see here? Click here to subscribe to We-Ha’s newsletter so you’ll always be in the know about what’s happening in West Hartford! Click the blue button below to become a supporter of We-Ha.com and our efforts to continue producing quality journalism.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the author


We-Ha.com is the place to go for the latest information about West Hartford – a town that "has it all"! We-Ha.com is part of and proud of our community, and we bring a hyperlocal focus to news and features about the people, schools, businesses, real estate, sports, restaurants, charitable events, arts, and more. Contact us at: [email protected] or [email protected].

Leave a Comment

Translate »