Police Arrest Armed Suspected Drug Dealer Downtown

Police found drugs and a gun after arresting a man seen making suspected drug deals Friday afternoon downtown.

Bike patrol officers noticed a man near 3 Ave and Pike Street make a suspected narcotics sale around 2:30 PM. Officers contacted the man and found him to have a Federal warrant for his arrest.

After arresting the man, officers found him to be carrying about twenty-eight grams of methamphetamine valued at around $2000. Officers also discovered a loaded gun on the 40-year-old man, which had been reported stolen in Seattle.

Police booked the man into King County Jail on investigation of drug possession, the federal warrant, and possession of a stolen firearm.