Arrested at Belmont Avenue Speedway


A police officer made an arrest in a convenience store that resulted in a heroin trafficking charge.

Maurice Anderson, 30, of Church Hill-Hubbard Road in Girard was arrested at 4:37 a.m. Tuesday at a Speedway on Belmont Avenue, a police report said.

The officer was in line at the store to buy a drink. Anderson also was in the checkout line, and the officer saw a gun sticking out of his pocket, the report says.

The officer handcuffed Anderson. Police found nine packages of heroin on him, the report said. He also was charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

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