From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Operation Safe resulted in 18 Birmingham-area arrests last weekend.
Birmingham Police Department detectives recovered four firearms, 28 grams of marijuana, 14 grams of synthetic marijuana, and 0.5 grams of methamphetamine during 37 business compliance checks of local businesses, night clubs, and bars.
According to a Wednesday press release from BPD, the department’s Vice & Narcotics Unit conducted Operation Safe during the weekend of Aug. 22 in an effort to focus on investigating complaints within all four precincts.
“The Birmingham Police Department’s goal is to investigate all complaints of crime,” Mauldin said in a release. “BPD is appreciative to community members who assist by bringing attention to problems that plague the community. BPD will continue to provide the highest quality of police services by partnering with the community to build trust, reduce crime, and improve the quality of life.”