Police: Man Sold Pills to Undercover Officer on Harrison Avenue

Undercover police arrested a South End man for selling drugs on Tuesday evening.

The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Where charges are listed, they do not indicate a conviction. 

Undercover police arrested a South End man for selling drugs on Harrison Avenue on Tuesday evening, according to the Boston Police Department.

Police said they conducting surveillance in the area of 35 Northampton Street on Tuesday at 6:05 p.m.

An officer in plain clothes asked a man if he knew where he could score any Pins (Klonopins), according to the report. The man told him it cost two dollars a pill. The two walked along Harrison Avenue towards Melnea Cass Blvd together, police said. 

The suspect and the officer worked out a deal of $20 for 10 pills, police said. While in front of 887 Harrison Ave., the suspect pulled out an orange pill bottle and counted out the pills. The officer gave the suspect his money and headed back along Harrison Avenue.

Police moved in and arrested the suspect, who was identified as Albert Hilliard, 35 Northampton Street. Officers recovered the buy money and reportedly found two other pill bottles on Hilliard. One bottle was for 1 mg Clonazepam and the other was a bottle of 100 mg Amitriptyline.

Officers charged Hilliard with possession and distribution of a Class C substance.

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