Brown said the department anticipates more arrests to stem from this investigation.
The 11 men who were arrested are Joseph Edmond, 29; Joshua Allen; 23; Ari Ratlif, 22; Licorey Rowe, 21; Malik Sillan, 20; Napolean Crowder, 22; Deontavious Robinson, 25; Deshan Knox, 23; Stephen Horney, 28; Ricky Tate, 24 and Tivondre Winfrey, 27, Brown said.
Allen, Ratliff, Rowe and Robinson all had warrants out of Atlanta for marijuana sales, Brown said. Allen and Robinson also had warrants for criminal gang activity, and Crowder had a warrant for probation violation.
Edmond, Rowe, Sillan, Crowder, Knox, Horney, Tate and Winfrey were all charged with pedestrian in roadway, Brown said. Edmond and Sillan also face charges of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.
All 11 were taken to the Atlanta City Detention Center, Brown said.
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