Busts yield 48 arrests, $1.7 million in drugs

August 29, 2010 4:08:56 PM PDT
Chicago police have announced a series of drug and gun busts over the weekend that yielded 48 arrests.Supt. Jody Weis says the organized crime division recovered approximately $1.7 million in drugs, including nearly $900,000-worth of crystal meth.

Police also seized 14 weapons, including a loaded assault rifle.

In one of the raids, police arrested 27-year-old Eric Granger. Police say he was on parole and now faces gun and drug charges.