Hartford Police located a husband and wife from North Adams Massachusetts and their 20 year old special needs child after Massachusetts State Police asked for assistance in locating them.They told Hartford Police the couple was suicidal and were intent on harming their child.
About 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon they were located near 10 Campfield Avenue.The child was unharmed.The van 45 year old Patrick Gaffey and 41 year old Debra Gaffey were operating was reported stolen.They were found in possession of heroin.They were taken into custody without incident.
Patrick Gaffey was charged by Hartford Police with Larceny?Taking Without Owners Permission, Possession of Narcotics and Possession of Narcotics Wthin 1500 feet of a School.he was also charged with being a Fugitive From Justice for an oustanding warrant from North Adams Police for breaking and entering building with intent to commit a felony, Malicious Destruction of Property and Larceny.
Debra Gaffety was charged with Possession of Narcotics and Possession of Narcotics Within 1500 Feet of a School.
Their child was taken to Hartford Hospital for evaluation.Massachusetts Children and Families agency was contacted.