9/27 Hartford Teen Facing Three Different Criminal Charges

A Hartford teenager being charged with possessing a dangerous weapon at school had his case pushed back because he is also facing charges in two more Washington County cases. According to the criminal complaint, a Hartford police officer met with the 17 year old boy, who when questioned by police denied being in possession of anything illegal before reaching into his pocket and pulling out a knife. He told police that he brought the knife to school for protection because he was afraid of getting jumped. The officer said the knife was a large straight black folding knife with a 5-inch blade. The young man boy appeared before Washington County Circuit Judge Andrew Gonring with his attorney Nadya Perez-Reyes. Reyes said the boy
is facing more charges and would like to resolve all of the cases. A sentencing hearing for the charge of possessing a dangerous weapon at school will be October 28th. The 17 year old boy is also charged with disorderly conduct, misdemeanor theft and misdemeanor bail jumping in another Washington County case. The third case he is facing charges of misdemeanor battery as a party to a crime, misdemeanor theft as a party to a crime and misdemeanor bail jumping. According to the criminal complaint, a Hartford police officer met with a man who said he was at Independence
Park on July 30th in order to met two people including the 17 year-old boy to buy drug paraphernalia from them. The victim said the 17- year-old boy started to punch and kick him. He said the boys stole two grams of marijuana, broke his glasses and took  $200 from his wallet.
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