DUQUESNE (KDKA) – Police say they have received several complaints about drug dealing outside of a local business recently.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Slowing Across The Nation As Pa. Sits Short Of 70% Goal
After an increase in patrols in the area, arrested two individuals Saturday evening, one of which they say is allegedly a known drug dealer.
Shortly before 9 p.m., police say they observed a 39-year-old male from Dravosburg park outside of a business. Another man, a 32-year-old known drug dealer, then exited the business and got into the vehicle, according to police.
When officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, that is when police say the alleged suspected drug deal ran from the car. Police say they chased, tased and took the man into custody.READ MORE: 'It Sounded Like A Train Accident:' Witnesses Recall Car Slamming Into Biomat USA Plasma Center
Authorities were able to recover several “bundles of heroin, a phone and some money.”
The driver of the vehicle also was found to be in possession of a smaller quantity of heroin, according to police.
Officials arrested the driver, who is now facing charges of possession of a narcotic. The alleged drug dealer is facing charges of felony drug possession with intent to deliver and resisting arrest.MORE NEWS: Three Killed, Several Injured After Car Slams Into Biomat USA Plasma Center On Western Avenue
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