Man Wanted on Multiple Warrants Arrested in Hartford

A man with multiple warrants was arrested on Monday after fleeing from Hartford police. 

Chauncey Smith, 20, and a group of people were in the area of 20 Wadsworth Street when police responded to a standing complaint about loitering and trespassing at the address, Hartford Police said. 

Smith began walking to the rear end of the building when police approahed. When he was commanded to stop, Smith began running east over several fences, police said. 

Police canvassed the area and found Smith hiding in bushes on Hudson Street. The Hartford man started running from police again and was later found hiding underneath garbage in a dumpster near 69 Wadsworth Street.

After he was arrested, police discovered that Smith had two failure to appear warrants and one Wethersfield warrent for felony charges. 

In addition to his warrants, Smith was charged with trespassing and interfering with an officer. 

Smith was taken into custody by the Wethersfield Police. 

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