Drug charges follow arrest at Liberty convenience store

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

Maurice Anderson, 30, of Churchill Road in Girard was arrested at 4:37 a.m. this morning at the Speedway store on Belmont Avenue, a police report says.

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

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

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