Police: More than 40 arrested in drug bust

March 15, 2009 6:46:24 PM PDT
Chicago police announced Sunday what they said was a drug and weapons bust that could impact the gang drug trade on the city's South Side.Authorities say a bust on Thursday resulted in the seizure of cocaine, heroine, marijuana, $50 in cash, and 18 firearms.

The police narcotics section executed 36 search warrants and arrested more than 40 suspects who face charges related to weapons possession, as well as delivery and possession of controlled substances.