OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – Opelika police are in the process of conducting a search warrant at the Neighborhood Market after residents complained of drugs allegedly being sold in the parking lot and illegal gambling happening inside. 

Opelika Police Chief Shane Healey confirmed a search warrant is being served at the grocery business located along M.L.K. Blvd. and Magnolia Street Wednesday afternoon. Healey says arrests have been made.

“The Opelika Police Department, with the assistance of the Lee County SWAT Team, executed a search warrant at the Neighborhood Market, located at 503 Martin Luther King Blvd. During the search, Detectives recovered illegal narcotics, firearms and gambling devices. There were 11 individuals arrested on scene. Additional information on the arrests will be available Thursday. This case remains under investigation and additional charges are pending. If you have any information on this case, please contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665,” said Chief Healey.

WRBL will update you as we can.