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


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.