- Associated Press - Friday, March 6, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Tucson police have arrested six people who allegedly sold drugs in and around a downtown park where a group of protesters lives.

Police say they received numerous complaints in recent weeks about drug use and sales at Veinte De Agosto Park, located at Congress Street and South Stone Avenue.

According to police, undercover officers then made 20 separate purchases of drugs from 12 suspects.

The drugs purchased included marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription pills and mushrooms.

The leader of the camp, Jon McLane, was charged with possession of marijuana, marijuana sales and possession of drug paraphernalia.

About 60 homeless protesters live at the camp and oppose city regulations that they say criminalize homelessness. They are in a legal battle with the city over such regulations.

City officials want to move the campers.

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