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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 103 Persons This Week

7/11/2014

July 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 103 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
         
South Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Wallace Road, Bell Road, Priest Lake Drive, and Old Franklin Road. Seized were 26 grams of marijuana and one gram of cocaine.  
         
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 23 persons as the result of investigations on Lewis Street, Lafayette Street, Fairfield Avenue, Winfrey Avenue, Robertson Street, Old Hickory Boulevard, Claiborne Street, Charles E. Davis Boulevard, and Bell Road.  Seized were 30 grams of cocaine, 187 grams of marijuana, 123 various pills, one weapon and $4,714 cash.
         
West Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Wade Avenue, Alabama Avenue, Argyle Avenue, and 12th Avenue South.  Seized were a small amount of marijuana, 136 pills and one rifle.
         
North Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Avondale Circle, and Trinity Lane.  Seized were over one half gram of heroin and $26,136 cash.
         
Madison Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Briley Parkway, Conference Drive, Gallatin Pike, Dickerson Pike, and Old Hickory Boulevard.  Seized were more than 16 ounces of marijuana, one gram of heroin, one gram of cocaine, 38 oxycodone pills, one handgun and $170 cash.
         
East Precinct detectives charged 19 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Gallatin Pike, and Trinity Lane. Seized were 6.8 grams of cocaine, 30 grams of marijuana, two Xanax pills, 24 Lortab pills, four oxycodone pills, one vehicle and $683 cash.
         
Central Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on North 1st Street, Rosa Parks Boulevard, 6th Avenue North, and Garfield Street.  Eight 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.     
   
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