New Britain man arrested for suspected illegal firearm possession

Hartford

The Hartford Police Department arrested a New Britain man the past weekend for an alleged illegal possession of a firearm.

Police say they engaged in a foot pursuit of the suspected convicted felon from New Britain for unlawful possession of a firearm. According to police, the suspect assaulted officers while being taken into custody in the Frog Hollow neighborhood.

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Hartford police arrested Reinardo Otero, 26 of New Britain, under criminal possession of a firearm, assault on police, and other charges. 

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