Police arrest 39 in drug operation

December 24, 1997|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

Acting on residents' complaints about heavy narcotics activity, city and Housing Authority police officers posed as drug dealers in East Baltimore yesterday afternoon and arrested 39 suspected buyers, police said.

Police Sgt. David H. Childs said 27 men and 12 women -- most from East Baltimore and a few from eastern Baltimore County -- were each charged with drug offenses and were being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center pending bail hearings.

Pub Date: 12/24/97

Baltimore Sun Articles
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.