Parolee arrested on drug charges in Hartford

Hartford police say this gun and these drugs were seized when they pulled John Drummond over on Thursday, August 13, 2015. (Photo provided by the Hartford Police Dept.)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A loaded handgun, 66 grams of cocaine, and 30 Oxycodone pills were found during a traffic stop in Hartford on Thursday evening, according to authorities.

Police say officers pulled over 32-year-old John Drummond, of Hartford, near 20 Niles Street. They say officers saw him shove something in his waistband, and a pat down turned up the drugs.

The Orange Street man, a parolee, is charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1,500 feet of a school, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was turned over to the Department of Correction.

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