Men asked police officer for cocaine before walking into High Street police station to get cash from ATM


Noah Yankowski (R) and Zachary Pillarella
Noah Yankowski (R) and Zachary Pillarella
By: Tanya Clark  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A police officer was surprised when two young men approached him on High Street, and asked to purchase cocaine, according to police in Connecticut.

Hartford police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Noah Yankowski and 25-year-old Zachary Pillarella, after being accused of walking into a police station to get cash from an ATM for drugs.

Both suspects were charged with criminal attempt to possess narcotics and conspiracy to possess narcotics.

According to the police investigation, on Sunday, at around 2:00 a.m., an officer finished his shift and walked out of the police station located on High Street.

Yankowski and Pillarella approached the officer asked to buy "coke." The officer agreed to the sale.

Yankowski and Pillarella then told the officer that they would need to find an ATM to get $60 cash to complete the purchase.

The officer directed them to the ATM in the police station. The suspects walked into the station and retrieved $60 from the ATM in the lobby.

When Yankowski and Pillarella walked out of the police station with the $60 in hand, they were arrested.