Hartford police arrested two men during a drug investigation and said they found more than 600 bags of heroin.
Detectives from the Hartford Police Vice and Narcotics Unit learned on Tuesday that a man violating his parole was driving a blue, four-door Lincoln with tinted windows and had narcotics and a firearm, police said.
Police said they identified the man in the car as Miguel Diaz, 35, of Wethersfield, and police tried to stop the car.
Narcotic detectives, with help from South Condition Officers and the State Police Narcotics Task Force, tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver would not stop.
Police said they found a clear plastic bag with 309 bags of heroin.
Police set up surveillance on Hillside Avenue, which detectives identified as a “hideout” for Diaz.
Diaz and Felix Hernandez, 39, of Hartford, were found in the area, detained and consented to a search, where police found a firearm, along with narcotics and packaging material, police said.
Police seized $4.099 in U.S currency, 10 grams of raw heroin, 609 bags of heroin, a Hi-Point 9mm handgun and a box with several live 9mm rounds.
Diaz was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, criminal possession of firearm, reckless driving, reckless endangerment, failure to obey officer’s signal and a drug factory.
Hernandez was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1,500 feet of a school.