Waterbury Police arrest “armed and dangerous” teen for attempted murder

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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Waterbury Police have arrested an “armed and dangerous” teen Tuesday, who was wanted for attempted murder.

Last week, Waterbury Police issued an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Levar S. Roach for a number of charges including Criminal Attempt at Murder and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm, among other alleged crimes.Related: Waterbury police searching for “armed and dangerous” man

Police said Roach was to be considered “armed and dangerous” and is a known gang member.

News 8 obtained exclusive surveillance video that shows Roach allegedly firing multiple rounds. The victim was hit in the neck, but survived. Police said he is also gang-affiliated.

Roach was arrested and charged with Criminal Attempt at Murder, Illegal Discharge of a Firearm, Reckless Endangerment and Illegally Carrying a Pistol Without a Permit.

He is being held at at Waterbury Police Headquarters on a $750,000 bond and will be in court Tuesday.

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