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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 116 Persons This Week

2/14/2014

February 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 116 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
          
South Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike at Bell Road, Edmondson Pike, Brewer Drive, Nolensville Pike, Hickory Hollow Terrace, and Hickory Hollow Parkway. Seized were approximately 28 grams of marijuana, .5 grams of cocaine, and one handgun.        
          
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 30 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Julie Drive, Pin Oak Drive, Lebanon Pike, Central Pike, Donelson Pike, Shacklett Drive, and Kermit Drive.  Seized were 3.6 ounces of marijuana, 1.5 grams of cocaine, 23 grams of methamphetamine, 343 various pills, two grams of THC oil and $4,320 cash.
          
West Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Rural Avenue, 60th Avenue North, Morrow Road, and California Avenue.  Seized were 1.76 pounds of marijuana, 66 pills, 8.39 ounces of hallucinogenic mushrooms, two grams of cocaine, one weapon and $400 cash.
          
North Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Buena Vista Pike, Brick Church Pike, Clarksville Pike, Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, and Dominican Drive.  Seized were 11.3 grams of marijuana, .6 grams of cocaine and $270 cash.
          
Madison Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, E. Old Hickory Boulevard, Wren Road, and Rivergate Parkway.  Seized were one pound of marijuana, ten pills, two grams of heroin, one gram of cocaine and one gun.
          
East Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Cleveland Street, Gallatin Pike, Riverside Drive, and Woodland Street.  Seized were 1.5 pounds of marijuana, 1.5 grams of cocaine, ten hydrocodone pills, one vehicle, three handguns and $222 cash.
          
Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on 2nd Avenue North, Jackson Street, Drexel Street, and Jefferson Street.  Seized were one gram of marijuana, one Xanax pill 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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