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Hartford Police Arrest Suspect in Narcotics Bust

HARTFORD — A local man was arrested on Friday for pushing narcotics  in the South End of Hartford, police said.

Travale Givens, 33, of 129 South St. was arrested for alleged assault in the first degree, possession of a firearm and narcotics.

His bond was set for $800,000.

Police said they searched the Given’s home and found one firearm, a shoulder holster, ammunition and more than 80 grams of cocaine on the March 7 at about 4:00 p.m. when the Department Special Operations Group, the Shooting Task Force, D.E.A and South End C.S.O. executed a search and seizure warrant at Given’s South Street apartment.

In addition to the illegal firearm, they found a shoulder holster, and ammunition,  scales, bags, mixers, and cutting agents were also found, police said.

Police also said that they found Givens on Airport Road, where he was attempting to hide an about a quarter kilogram of powder cocaine (247 grams) inside his pants. There, he he was taken into custody.

Police said Givens had 31 prior Hartford arrests, which includes several narcotics violations, and an assault in the 1st degree and firearm conviction.


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