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      Police: Officers working for Anniston Housing Authority seize large amount of marijuana

      A large amount of marijuana was seized Thursday, January 16, 2014, by officers working for the Anniston Housing Authority, police said on Facebook.

      A large amount of marijuana was seized Thursday by officers working for the Anniston Housing Authority, police said on Facebook.

      The Anniston Police Department shared a photo of the confiscated weed on its Facebook page around 3:30 p.m. with the following message attached to the post:

      "Officers working for the Housing Authority seized this earlier today."

      ABC 33/40 reporter Robert Richardson contacted investigators in an attempt to get details surrounding the drug bust, but they declined to release any information until Friday morning.

      According to a mission statement on its website, the Anniston Housing Authority offers to "serve the needs of low-income persons" and provide "drug free, decent, safe and sanitary housing for eligible families."

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