Large amounts of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroine, cash, and firearms seized following the execution of 15 search warrants in Battle Creek and Southwest Michigan.

Battle Creek Police Chief Blocker called today's effort "Good fundamental police work" and went on to say he they likely "Pinged narcotic trade in our region and disrupted the negative effects it has such as use and violence in our community".

The Battle Creek Police Department and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in conjunction with other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, executed 15 warrants in Battle Creek and Southwest Michigan on Wednesday

Authorities say the search warrants were part of a narcotics investigation that spans several years and countless hours, and is a result of the hard work and dedication of the joint law enforcement community.

During Wednesday morning's operation, law enforcement officials seized large amounts of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroine, bulk cash, and firearms. They also arrested 11 people, as a result of this investigation.

BCPD Chief Blocker says the investigation is still very active and ongoing. More details are expected to be released at a later date.