PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Authorities arrested a man who was wanted for cocaine trafficking in Oklahoma at an Oakland bar Friday.
Authorities say 54-year-old Anthony Pearson, of Homewood, was wanted for failing to appear in court in Allegheny County and for trafficking cocaine and drug possession in Ottawa County, Okla.READ MORE: Inbound Lanes Of Parkway East Closed Due To Overturned Tractor-Trailer CrashPittsburgh Weather: Cool Morning With Mid-Day Warm-Up
According to the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, around 10:30 a.m. Monday, authorities received information that Pearson was in the Pittsburgh area. Around 10:15 p.m., Pearson was seen at an Oakland bar at the intersection of Centre and Morewood Avenues.MORE NEWS: Pa. State Representative Summer Lee Announces Bid For Congress
Members of the Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Squad took Pearson into custody and transported him to the Allegheny County Jail.