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15 nabbed in Hartford undercover drug operation

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Hartford continue to crack down on drug sales in the capital city.

Their latest undercover operation took place in the area of 154 and 179 Mather St., 116 Brook St. and Bedford Mall.

Police said they began conducting surveillance in the area after complaints from neighbors about shootings and drug sales.

They were able to identify and arrest 15 suspects who were prospective buyers and sellers of narcotics.

Investigators said they seized 47 bags of suspected PCP, 37 bags of marijuana, 5 grams of crack cocaine, PCP packaging materials and nearly $1,800 in cash.

The following people were arrested and charged:

  • Jimmy Smith, 43, of Hartford, third-degree criminal trespass
  • Wesley Gage, 44, of Hartford, possession of narcotics, possession within 1,500 feet of a school zone, possession with intent to sell narcotics and third-degree criminal trespass.
  • Christopher (last name not released), 40, of Manchester, third-degree criminal trespass, possession of a hallucinogenic, possession with intent to sell a hallucinogenic.
  • Robert Gilmore, 30, of Storrs, possession of narcotics, possession within 1,500 feet of a school
  • Kathryn Teed, 26, of Storrs, possession of narcotics, possession within 1,500 feet of a school zone
  • Wilfredo Nazario, 60, of Hartford, possession of narcotics, possession within 1,500 feet of a school, third-degree criminal trespass
  • Unidentified juvenile, 17, of Hartford, sale of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance
  • Unidentified juvenile, 15, of Hartford, sale of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance
  • Kyra Harrison, 31, of Hartford, possession of a controlled substance
  • Aubrey Perry, 29, of Hartford, had an outstanding warrant, possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell narcotics
  • Miguel Casiano, 49, of Hartford, possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Kendall Jones, 27, of Hartford, possession of controlled substance, possession with intent to sell a controlled substance, possession with intent to Sell within 1,500 feet of a school zone
  • Johnny Williams, 52, of Hartford, failure to obey stop sign, possession of narcotics
  • Trayquan Powell, 18, of Hartford, third-degree criminal trespass
  • Carlos Marrero, 57, of Hartford, possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal trespass

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