Man arrested for selling cocaine in Manchester

Corey Hollis
Corey Hollis

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A Hartford man was arrested for selling cocaine in Manchester on Friday.

Around 10 PM, officers conducted an operation in the Fountain Village Residential Complex after receiving information that a man going by the street name “Speedy” would be arriving in the area to sell cocaine in a white Buick SUV.

Police say they set up surveillance in the area of 155-157 Downey Drive and stopped the SUV when it arrived.

The driver, “Speedy”, identified as 39-year-old Corey Hollis, was arrested after police seized 20.97 grams of powder cocaine and 3.75 grams of marijuana from his car.

Hollis was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, criminal attempt sale of cocaine, possession of drugs within 1,500 ft of a school, and possession of drugs with intent to sell within 1,500 ft of a school.

He was held on $250,000 bond.

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