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12 arrested in Lubbock anti-gang sweep for drugs, guns

3 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, February 02 2019 Feb 2, 2019 February 02, 2019 3:32 PM February 02, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a dozen people have been arrested in a West Texas law enforcement sweep for drugs and guns as part of anti-gang efforts.

Lubbock police on Saturday announced the arrests. A police statement says investigators with the Texas Anti-Gang Center and the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office helped locate and arrest suspects on charges including possession of a controlled substance and possession of firearms.

Authorities say all 12 arrests - men and women- happened Friday during traffic stops and the search of a residence.

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