Date: July 1, 2021
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On June 30, 2021, Hamden Police responded to the parking lot of a Fairview Avenue business regarding an ongoing investigation.
Officers approached Jonissa Williams, who was operating a stolen motor vehicle, with a stolen license plate attached. Williams was in the possession of a stolen .45 caliber handgun. Inside of the stolen vehicle, officers located 46 bullets and a bag of cocaine. She was promptly placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters.
Hamden police arrested Jonissa Williams, 34, of New Haven. She was charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Theft of a Firearm, Carrying a Pistol without a Permit, Possession of Narcotics, Larceny in the 2nd Degree and Interfering with a Police Officer. Williams, who was released after posting bond, is scheduled to appear at Meriden Superior Court on August 17th.
The Hamden Police Department Detective Division, Patrol Division and Street Interdiction Team contributed to the investigation.