Violent Pittsburgh neighborhood gang ‘Hazelwood Mob’ busted – WPXI

A major drug ring was busted early Thursday morning in a Pittsburgh neighborhood, the Department of Justice announced.

PITTSBURGH — A violent Pittsburgh neighborhood gang was busted during an FBI and police raid in Hazelwood early Thursday morning.

The gang, known as the “Hazelwood Mob,” was dismantled after a four-month-long investigation into violence and drug trafficking in the neighborhood. The indictment charged 25 people with drug trafficking and firearm violations, the Department of Justice announced. Investigators said they used wire taps and tips from the community to identify who was involved and what their role was in the organization.

Channel 11 was there as Pittsburgh police raided two houses along Second Avenue in Hazelwood around 6 a.m.

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