Drugs, guns and cash found in gang related search warrants

By Amber Jenkins- email

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -- Drugs, guns and tens of thousands of dollars were recovered in 11 gang related search warrants in Hamilton.

Hamilton Police Department Vice and POPS section executed eleven search warrants after a several month long investigation in to a local gang known as the Riverside 500 Bloods. The gang's territory is located in the second ward of Hamilton , but members also live in other communities.

Several warrants were served by Hamilton SWAT team and the remaining warrants were served by Vice, POPS, COPS and patrol sections.

Officers recovered four guns, marijuana, cocaine, drug paraphernalia, gang paraphernalia, and over 22,000 dollars in cash.

The investigation is ongoing and indictments are expected to follow.