Two arrested after drug raid in Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills Police announce the arrests of two men after a drug raid Friday.

54-year-old William Tortorice of Vestavia Hills and 30-year-old Charles Hankins of Birmingham are facing charges of trafficking cocaine. Members of the Vestavia Hills Police Department, Birmingham Police Department, DEA Regional Task Force and the US Marshals Fugitive task force served a narcotics search warrant on a house in the 1500 block of Panorama Drive Friday. The search warrant was a result of a collaborative investigation by the agencies. Nearly six ounces of suspected cocaine was seized and Tortorice and Hankins were arrested.

They are being held in the Jefferson County jail on a million dollar bond requirement.