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11/23/2018 - 11/23/18 – Arrests of Rasheen Johnson – Assault in the 2nd Degree and Kareem Henderson – Breach of Peace

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: November 23, 2018

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO# 18-200


On November 22, 2018 at approximately 9:30p.m. Hamden Police responded to 1545 Whitney Avenue on the report of a domestic dispute, involving a stabbing. 

Investigation revealed that Kareem Henderson, 37, and Rasheen Johnson, 23, were involved in a verbal dispute, pertaining to an incident that occurred earlier. The dispute escalated into a physical confrontation, at which time Johnson stabbed Henderson in the “left armpit area.” Hamden Fire Rescue rendered medical assistance. Henderson was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for medical treatment. Johnson is Henderson’s son-in-law. 

Hamden Police arrested Rasheen Johnson, 23, of 1545 Whitney Avenue, Hamden. He was charged with Assault in the 2nd Degree and Breach of Peace. Johnson, who was released on a $10,000.00 bond, is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on November 23rd. 

Kareem Henderson, 37, of 1545 Whitney Avenue, Hamden. He was charged with Breach of Peace. Henderson, who was released on a written promise to appear, is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on November 23rd.

Officer John Glass conducted the investigation.

 



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