This morning … she opened her eyes. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. Listed in critical/stable condition 💪 The accused has been charged with Attempted Murder. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2018 FOX News Network, LLC. Foley says the suspect grabbed the officer in a headlock and repeatedly stabbed her in the neck. The state's attorney called it a serious case and the third in six weeks where Hartford officers were the target of violent assaults.
Channel 3 streamed pictures of the officers gathering at the courthouse. The attack happened Thursday morning, when police responded to a downtown apartment building on a report of a disturbance involving Augustin. All Rights Reserved. Hartford police patrol officers went to an apartment building around 9:40 a.m. after getting a report "of a disturbance involving a female tenant of the building," police said.
At Hartford police's major crimes division, the report said Augustin admitted her role in the incident. Update from Hartford court “It doesn’t stop and the dangers of the job and you see them day in and day out and there is no such thing as a routine call," said Sgt. Authorities said a struggle ensued and Augustin knocked Kidik to the ground, grabbed a ceramic knife, put the officer in a chokehold and repeatedly stabbed her in the neck.
The suspect was taken to a hospital to be treated for hand injuries, police said. She was a former youth counselor at the Community Action Against Substance Abuse, a program that trains youth to teach their peers about substance abuse prevention, The Courant reported. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2018 FOX News Network, LLC. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Trinity College.
They saw Kidik suffering from a large wound to her neck. She said she had been having ongoing issues with building management and had been served an eviction notice. John Szewczyk, president, Hartford Police Union. Kidik was honored in 2015 for saving a 1-year-old boy’s life the previous fall. Man Dead, 1 Under Arrest After Waterbury Shooting Police say one man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a shooting in Waterbury.
In the report, the superintendent said when Kidik arrived, she loudly identified herself as a Hartford police officer. When they moved to pull Augustin away from Kidik, they said Augustin continued to stab. She said she had been removing the postings from the bulletin boards because she felt they were "disorganized." When Kidik arrived, Augustin said she was asked to identify herself.
Police say she responded to a home where the baby choked on cereal and was not breathing. Annual Connecticut Overdose Deaths Top 1,000 For First Time Connecticut's chief medical examiner says annual drug overdose deaths in the state have topped 1,000 for the first time. She is in critical condition and we will update the public later today. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2018 FOX News Network, LLC.
Pells also said her client was a community volunteer who worked in the Connecticut Gun Violence Project and helped others with taxes. According to the report, Augustin said "the officer made comments to her that caused her not to trust her," and she wanted to leave. According to police, if they hadn't been there, the officer would have died. Augustin said she looked for an ID, but couldn't find one so she decided to leave.
Meet the Eyewitness News Team Connecticut Science Center Blogs Press Releases Tours & Visits Do you have a news tip for WFSB? She asked for a $500,000 bond. She also said "the officer was standing in her way." Augustin immediately became aggressive and agitated, the report said. When backup arrived, the officer was rushed to the hospital and into surgery. Kidik wouldn't let her and they wrestled.
The officer is in the ICU after undergoing several hours of surgery at Hartford Hospital. As a Hartford officer continues to recover, the woman accused of stabbing her faced a judge, and police have released a full report of the incident. The officer who was stabbed was identified as 12-year veteran officer Jill Kidik on Friday morning.. An ambulance was called for Augustin. Doctors said her jugular and trachea were cut.
Connecticut Gov. Police say that the suspect, 39-year-old Chevoughn Augustin, is in custody and has been charged with attempted murder. Chevoughn Augustin, 39, was arraigned on Friday morning before a judge and dozens of officers. She remains in critical condition at Hartford Hospital. It was while they were waiting for the ambulance that the scuffle ensued inside the apartment. Augustin was restrained by the maintenance crew and handcuffed by responding officers.
The unidentified officer was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition with stab wounds in her jugular and trachea, police said in an update on Facebook . Dan Malloy also tweeted saying, "Our prayers are with the HPD officer who was injured in the line of duty this morning. Police say the veteran female officer was called to a disturbance at the building Thursday morning and was stabbed multiple times by a woman who was being evicted.
Pells said Augustin was trying to start her own business but was not making money after having worked as a healthcare analyst, The Hartford Courant reported. HPD Officer is in ICU at HH. George H.W. Officials say the officer is in surgery at Hartford Hospital. Augustin faces a list of charges, including attempted murder. She stood in court in a blue jumpsuit. Kidik was sent to 5 Constitution Pl. on Thursday morning to help with an eviction.