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Manchester Police Nab Suspected Crack Dealer

Police arrested a suspected crack dealer on Main Street Thursday on three separate warrants.

Manchester Police arrested a 44-year old Hartford man on Main Street Thursday on three separate warrants for the sale and possession of cocaine. 

According to police, Alrahim Lockhart, 44, of 241 Laurel St. in Hartford, was taken into custody Thursday in front of the Coventry Convenient Store on Main Street on three separate warrants for the sale and possession of cocaine. Police said Lockhart was also found to be in possession of over four grams of crack cocaine at the time of his arrest. 

Lockhart is facing a $100,000 surety bond for each of the three warrants. 

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The arrest was the result of an investigation by the East Central Narcotics Task Force, which in cooperation with other municipal, and federal law enforcement agencies, is interested in stopping illegal narcotics sales and use in the Manchester, South Windsor, and Glastonbury communities. Anyone with information pertaining to any illicit drug activity is asked to contact the East Central Narcotics Task Force at (860) 645-5548.  All calls will remain confidential. 

Frank January 25, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Tinker building... I wonder if we demanded that the town make sure that each and every apartment in town was up to code if landlords would then put money into apartments, make nicer living conditions for the people, attract less crack customers and therefore make people want to go to main street? Just saying. We could totally gentrify downtown with some good decisions and paying a little bit of money.

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