1 arrested in BPD bust that found nearly 500 pounds of marijuana

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department has arrested a man after finding a large amount of drugs at a residence Tuesday afternoon.

According to BPD, the Narcotics Division and K-9 units found 482 pounds of marijuana, 7,659 grams of liquid THC, THC edible candy packs and $9,000 at a residence in the 4000 block of 4th Avenue South.

Ryan Hammer, 39, of Palmdale, Calif. was arrested at the scene. He has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, trafficking marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

No other information has been released at this time.


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