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

Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation(Birmingham Police Dept.)
Updated: Jun. 16, 2020 at 5:39 PM CDT
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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(Birmingham Police Dept.)
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation
Drugs found after extensive BPD investigation(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(Birmingham Police Dept.)

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