ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA)- A Glenshaw man is facing charges, accused of trying to sell drugs inside a local courtroom.

Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 35-year-old Christopher Durkin Monday for offering to sell illegal pills in a Pittsburgh Traffic Court seating area.

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Deputies say Durkin was in front of a magistrate to face charges of driving under suspension. After his hearing, they say Durkin walked away and engaged an unknown person in a conversation inside the courtroom seating area.

A nearby sheriff’s deputy told Durkin to leave the courtroom. Shortly afterwards, the unknown man Durkin talked to approached the deputy. He said Durkin tried to sell him Suboxone pills.

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Deputies approached Durkin in the hallway and found two unit doses of Suboxone in his pocket.

Durkin was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession with the intent to deliver.

He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.

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