Police Make Multi Million Dollar Drug Bust Near UAB

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities in Birmingham say they've busted a multimillion dollar drug operation that was being run out of an apartment near UAB.

Reports say the suspects were manufacturing synthetic marijuana in the bathtub of an apartment near the university. The operation may have netted about $4 million annually.

A 15-month investigation revealed the suspects were taking orders for the drug online and shipping them from the apartment. So far, officials say one person has been arrested in connection with the drug operation. The suspect's identity has not been released.


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