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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 132 Persons This Week

5/3/2013

May 3, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 132 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
          
South Precinct detectives charged 23 persons as the result of investigations on Brian Circle, Bell Road, and Tanglewood Court.  Seized were 20.21 ounces of marijuana, 25.4 grams of cocaine, 18 pills, seven guns and $194 cash.
          
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 20 persons as the result of investigations on Rockwood Drive, Glen Cove Trail, Stewarts Ferry Pike, Murfreesboro Pike, and Jackson Downs Boulevard.  Seized were 15 grams of marijuana, five grams of cocaine, 60 pills and two handguns.
          
West Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Charlotte Pike, White Bridge Road, Morrow Road, and 46th Avenue North.  Seized were 12 Xanax pills, 16 oxymorphone pills, 26 oxycodone pills, three grams of marijuana and $282 cash.
          
North Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations on John A. Merritt Boulevard, 15th Avenue North, Underwood Street, Herman Street, 17th Avenue North, Blank Street, 23rd and 28th Avenues North, and Tucker Road.  Seized were 31.7 grams of marijuana and one handgun.   
          
Madison Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Dickerson Pike, Myatt Drive, and Berkley Drive. Seized were 16 pounds of marijuana, one gram of cocaine, five methadone pills, one Xanax and one gram of heroin.
          
East Precinct detectives charged 31 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Stockell Street, Dickerson Pike, North 2nd Street, and North 16th Street.  Seized were 23 grams of marijuana, 2.7 grams of cocaine, 20 Lortab pills, 30 various pills and one handgun.
          
Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, North 1st Street, Jefferson Street, and 5th, 6th, and 11th Avenues North.  Seized were 36 grams of marijuana, .5 grams of cocaine and one oxycodone pill.
          
Persons suspecting drug activity in their neighborhoods are urged to call the police department’s 244-DOPE hotline. Callers to the hotline can remain anonymous.

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