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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 97 Persons This Week

2/21/2014

February 21, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

         
Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 97 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
         
South Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Zelida Avenue at Bell Road, Edmondson Pike, Nolensville Pike at Old Hickory Boulevard, and Hickory Hollow Terrace at Hickory Hollow Parkway. Seized were approximately three grams of marijuana and two handguns.      
         
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 24 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Millwood Drive, Trimble Street, Lafayette Street, Donelson Pike, and Andrew Jackson Parkway.  Seized were 43.4 grams of marijuana, seven grams of cocaine, .5 grams of heroin, one Lortab pill and $849 cash.
         
West Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Wade Avenue, Charlotte Avenue, 12th Avenue South, and Tennessee Avenue.  Seized were 28 grams of marijuana, three grams of MDMA, 2.6 grams of cocaine, one vehicle, one weapon and $122 cash.
         
North Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Santi Avenue, Clarksville Pike, and 21st and 25th Avenues North.  Seized were more than one pound of marijuana, 90.2 grams of cocaine, three weapons and $7,701 cash.
         
Madison Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Myatt Drive, Rivergate Parkway, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Briley Parkway.  Seized were one pound of marijuana, five grams of heroin, five grams of methamphetamine, 15 doses of LSD, one gun and $1,200 cash.
         
East Precinct detectives charged 19 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Main Street, Gallatin Pike, and Douglas Avenue.  Seized were 20 grams of marijuana, .6 grams of cocaine and 55 hydrocodone pills.
         
Central Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on 6th and 2nd Avenues North, Delta Avenue, and Jefferson Street.  Seized were 28 grams of marijuana and two grams of cocaine.
         
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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