Three Suspects Taken Into Custody For Weapons and Motor Vehicle Violations

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WTIC 1080 News - New Haven police officers conducting a motor vehicle stop on July 14th, in the Hill South area of the city observed a green Mazda sedan with a motor vehicle equipment violation. 

The Mazda’s driver refused to obey officers' signals to pull over and someone in the Mazda threw an item out the window.  Police discovered the item turned out to be a semi-automatic handgun.

The Mazda sped off but ran out of fuel and stopped as it headed onto I 95 south. 

The suspects were placed under arrest for weapons and motor vehicle charges.  The two unidentified male suspects from New Haven and a female from Ansonia were taken into custody.