3 arrested including juvenile in Hartford drug bust

(Photo: Hartford Police Department)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police say three were arrested back in September during a drug bust.

According to police, officials spotted a group of individuals in the area of 1994 Main Street selling narcotics.

As officials approached the scene, the suspects fled into a nearby building and were apprehended by detectives.

Police arrested Andre Merrill, 23, of Hartford, David Rodriguez, 24, of Hartford, and a 16-year-old male, also of Hartford.

Merrill was charged with Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics With Intent to Sell, and other related charges.

Rodriguez was charged with Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics With Intent to Sell, and related charges.

The juvenile was found to have a revolver in his possession and is facing a charge of Carrying a Pistol Without a Permit as well as narcotics-related charges.