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12 Arrested in Lubbock Anti-Gang Sweep for Drugs, Guns

Authorities say the arrests happened Friday during traffic stops and the search of a residence

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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