SWAT assists LPD with search warrant execution, 5 arrested

SWAT assists LPD with search warrant execution, 5 arrested

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Lubbock Police released the following release Tuesday evening: 

Just before 4:30 p.m., investigators with the Lubbock Police Department Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant of a home near 24 Street and Avenue O as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation. Due to the nature of the investigation, LPD SWAT assisted with the warrant. Investigators were able to locate cocaine inside the home during the search.

As a result of the search warrant, a total of five people were arrested. Four people were arrested for unrelated outstanding warrants. One person, Kevin Runnels, 33, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and tampering with evidence.

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