482 pounds of marijuana, worth $3.2m, found in drug investigation in Birmingham

482 pounds of marijuana, worth $3.2m, found in drug investigation in Birmingham
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation (Source: Birmingham Police Dept.)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A California man faces several charges after a big drug bust and an extensive investigation by Birmingham Police Narcotics Detectives.

Officers say on April 16, 2020, the BPD’s Narcotics Division along with narcotics K-9s completed an investigation that yielded 482 pounds of marijuana, 7,659 grams of liquid THC, 173 THC edible candy packs and $9,000.00 cash.

The street value of the drugs is $3,292,335.00 for the marijuana and $306,360.00 for the THC and candy.

Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation (Source: Birmingham Police Dept.)
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation (Source: Birmingham Police Dept.)

Ryan Hammer, (39), W/M, of Palmdale, California was arrested at 4005 4th Ave South and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Trafficking Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Ryan Hammer arrested in Birmingham
Ryan Hammer arrested in Birmingham (Source: Birmingham Police Dept.)

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