Man Wanted For Assault Stemming From Stratford Shooting Arrested During Traffic Stop: Police

A Farmington man who police said was wanted on an assault charge stemming from a recent shooting in Stratford was arrested after a traffic stop in Newington on Tuesday morning.

Police said they have been conducting location checks in the area near Plaza Azteca on the Berlin Turnpike around closing time after a recent stabbing left two people severely injured.

Early Tuesday morning, an officer saw a black Infinity G35 exit the Plaza Azteca parking lot and drive northbound on the Berlin Turnpike. Police said the license plate that was on the vehicle did not match.

When police conducted a traffic stop, the driver was identified as 22-year-old Kenneth Darryl Jones, of Farmington, police said.

A records check revealed that Stratford Police Department held an active arrest warrant for Jones for assault stemming from a recent shooting, according to officers.

Jones was taken into custody on the motor vehicle charges and the arrest warrant without incident. He was charged with misuse of marker plates and was released on a non-surety bond, police said.

He was then turned over to the Stratford Police Department.

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