Police: Man attempted to sell drugs in traffic court

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Mug shot of Christopher Durkin (Credit: Allegheny County Jail)

PITTSBURGH (February 2, 2016) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man tried to sell drugs in a Pittsburgh traffic court.

Officials say 35-year-old Christopher Durkin spoke to a man in court after he appeared Monday to face charges of driving under suspension. A deputy told Durkin to leave.

The other man told deputies Durkin attempted to sell him Suboxone pills.

Deputies searched Durkin and he was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver.

He is awaiting arraignment and it’s not known if he has a lawyer.