US Marshals Offer Cash Award for CT Shooting Suspect (Learn More, Video)

Tramaine Marquise Poole
Tramaine Marquise Poole is considered ARMED & DANGEROUS. DO NOT APPROACH. U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332). Call the New Haven Police Detective’s Bureau at 203-946-6304, the New Haven Police Tip Line at 1-866-888-TIPS (8477) or dial 911.

The U.S. Marshals are assisting the New Haven Police Department and are asking for the public’s help in locating and arresting Tramaine Marquise Poole, 41, who is wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting death that occurred on the evening of May 31st.

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force has been asked to assist in locating Poole.

On Monday, May 7 at 2:20 PM, Officers responded to the area outside of 161 block of Henry Street to investigate a reported shooting by a 36-year-old New Haven woman, called police as she was being driven to the hospital.

She said she’d been shot, by her husband, on Henry Street, police said.

The city’s ShotSpotter® system, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Program, alerted to the gunfire.

Detectives believe the shooter is Tramaine Marquese Poole, 41, of New Haven and say he was driving a 2012 gray Audi.

(Investigators are calling Tramaine Poole their “Pubic Enemy Number One.” Courtesy of WTNH News8 and YouTube. Posted on Jun 4, 2018.)

Detectives believe the victim was specifically targeted by the shooter, police said.

On May 31, at 10:16 p.m., police were called to investigate a reported shooting.

Officers arrived and found a 28-year-old woman who’d been fatally shot in her car within the intersection, police said.

The victim’s two young children, ages 6 and 11, were in the car with her when she was shot, police said, but were unharmed.

The woman’s identity is being withheld to protect the identity of the children and the integrity of the investigation, police said. Detectives believe the victim was targeted by the shooter.

Poole is a black man,  5’11, 160 pounds, has short black hair, clean shaved but might be wearing a dreadlock wig as a disguise.

He has tattoos on both arms.

“Tramaine Marquese Poole is armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on Poole and/or his whereabouts is urged to phone police,” New Haven Police said.

“There is an active arrest warrant for Poole for the May 7th shooting, charging him with first degree assault, risk of injury, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit and unlawful discharge of a firearm,” New Haven Police said.”

The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a cash award of up to $5,000 dollars for information leading to the arrest of Poole.

Any information will be considered confidential.

Persons having information should contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332), the New Haven Police Detective’s Bureau at 203-946-6304 or the New Haven Police Tip Line at 1-866-888-TIPS (8477). 

The Violent Fugitive Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals from the District of Connecticut.

The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent fugitives and sexual predators.

Membership agencies include:

  • The Hartford Police Department
  • The New Haven Police Department
  • The Hamden Police Department
  • The West Haven Police Department
  • The Bridgeport Police Department
  • The Norwalk Police Department
  • The Waterbury Police Department, and
  • The Connecticut Parole Department

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at

ShotSpotter Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

AST focuses on Homeland Security and Public Safety Breaking News, the Newest Initiatives and Hottest Technologies in Physical & IT Security, essential to meeting today’s growing security challenges.

2017 ASTORSThe 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of Physical, IT, Port Security, Law Enforcement, Border Security, First Responders, (Fire, EMT, Military, Support Services Vets, SBA, Medical Tech) as well as the Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies – to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

As an ‘ASTORS’ competitor, ShotSpotter will be competing against the industry’s leading providers of Innovative Gunshot Detection Solutions.

To Learn More about the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, see 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East.

2018 ASTORSOver 100 distinguished guests from National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Executives from companies allied to Government, gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields which included:

  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • The Department of Justice
  • The Security Exchange Commission
  • State and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Leaders in Private Security

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at

American Security Today will be holding the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon to honor Nominees, Finalists and Winners in November 2018, in New York City.

Good luck to ShotSpotter on becoming a Winner of the 2018 American Security Today’s Homeland Security Awards Program!

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