Birmingham police conduct drug roundup


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1370988818&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4092436&width=540&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=540 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1370988818 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office teamed up to round up suspected drug dealers in the Southtown Public Housing Development on Tuesday.

Investigators say the  tips they received came from people living in the development.

About 100 officers took part in the roundup.

Some drugs that were confiscated include narcotic prescriptions, crack cocaine, meth and marijuana.

The operation focused on 24th Street South, 9th Avenue South and 9th Court South.

Six people were arrested.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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