Central Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on 6th Avenue South at Lafayette Street, North 1st Street at Oldham Street, 11th Avenue North, and Jefferson Street. Seized were 73 grams of marijuana and 14 grams of cocaine. The Central Precinct's continuing steroid investigation has, since last month, resulted in the seizure of more than 317,000 dosage units of anabolic steroids worth more than $3 million dollars.The 11th Av. and Jeff St. location has been an ongoing trouble spot for drug deals, and Hope Gardens residents have been working for some time with police to drive the dealers out.
Sunday, March 30, 2008
According to Metro Police (via the District 17 e-mail list):