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Police Make Keney Park Arrests

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer

HARTFORD — City police arrested two local men yesterday for allegedly attempting to sell illegal drugs.

Police arrested Donovan Allen, 20, of 66 Adams St., and Davian Burgher, 18, of 57 Pershing St.

Both men face charges of possession of marijuana and possession with intent to sell a controlled substance.

According to police, on Jan. 6, at about 2:15 p.m., police responded to complaints about illegal drug sales occurring in Keney Park.  Hartford Police Department’s Intelligence Division conducted surveillance of Keney Park and during that time, they observed numerous street level drug transactions.

About 1.5 pounds of marijuana and $246.00 in US currency were seized, police said.

Anonymous, confidential tips may be made by calling Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS (8477).  Hartford Crime Stoppers is a community and business based organization that awards up to $1,000.00 for information from confidential sources that leads to the arrest of a suspect in a police investigation.

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