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3/27/2018 - 3/23/18 K9 Track/ Disorderly Conduct Arrest


Date: March 26, 2018
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
PIO# 18-45

On March 23rd at approximately 9:30p.m. Hamden Police responded to a Mount Carmel Avenue residence on the report of a dispute involving a knife.

Investigation revealed that a 54 year-old Hamden resident had a verbal altercation with a group of acquaintances. According to witnesses, he then “pulled out a knife.” He subsequently fled on foot upon the arrival of Hamden Police. 

Sergeant Jason Venditto and his K-9 Partner “Viking” conducted a track through a heavily wooded area. The 54 year-old was located and placed under arrest. He was charged with Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for evaluation. 

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