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Police: Drug deal overheard on open 911 call

Published On: Apr 25 2014 10:54:45 AM CDT
04-25-14_StevenWallaceRobinson
ABINGDON, Va. -

A 911 call led to a drug arrest in Abingdon, Virginia Wednesday.

Abingdon Police say an open 911 call was made to dispatch. According to police chief Tony Sullivan, dispatch overheard a drug deal taking place.

When police responded to the area where the call was made, which was Madison Street and Kings Mountain Drive, they found the suspect in a parking lot and questioned him about the drug transaction.

34-year-old Steven Robinson was charged with drug possession. He has since been released on a unsecured $5,000 bond.