Officials serve narcotics search warrants in Altadena, Pasadena

ALTADENA – Sheriff’s deputies FBI agents raided a home in Altadena Thursday in search of drugs, authorities said.
An FBI SWAT team detonated flash-bang grenades about 5:30 p.m. Thursday as they forced their way into a home at El Sereno Avenue and Woodbury Road, officials said.
The FBI and sheriff’s deputies teamed up to serve a narcotics search warrant at the home, which is believed to be a hangout for Pasadena Denver Lanes gang members, Capt. Steve McLean said.
Officials found “a small amount” of crack cocaine inside a bedroom of the home, he said.
More than 20 people were detained and questioned following the raid, Sgt. Joseph Fender said.
One man was arrested because of an outstanding arrest warrant, he said, and another was cited for possession of marijuana.
The investigation was ongoing.
A simultaneous narcotics search warrant was served at a home in the 200 block of Douglas Street in Pasadena, however no information regarding that raid was available Friday.

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