Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 108 Persons This Week
June 6, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 108 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
South Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Glengarry Drive, Winthorne Drive, Tampa Drive, Zelida Avenue, Bell Road, and Aster Drive. Seized were approximately 17 grams of marijuana and 1.1 grams of cocaine.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 25 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Charles E. Davis Boulevard, Bell Road, Elm Hill Pike, Foster Avenue, Lafayette Street, and Lewis Street. Seized were 12 grams of marijuana, 82 Xanax pills and $593 cash.
West Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Patterson Street, Beech Avenue, Argyle Avenue, and Cross Timbers Drive. Seized were 55 grams of marijuana, 22.3 grams of cocaine, 44 pills and $241 cash.
North Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Hampton Street, Clarksville Pike, Brick Church Pike, and Trinity Lane. Seized were six grams of marijuana, more than one gram of heroin, two pills and one gun.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Gallatin Pike, Brickmont Drive, and Dickerson Pike. Seized were two grams of methamphetamine, 250 grams of marijuana and two grams of cocaine.
East Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Porter Road, Gallatin Pike, Keeling Avenue, and Woodland Street. Seized were 26 grams of marijuana, .4 grams of cocaine, three OxyContin pills, one Lortab pill, and .2 grams of heroin.
Central Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Jefferson Street, 6th Avenue North, and Monroe Street. Two grams of marijuana were seized.
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.