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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 114 Persons This Week

3/2/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 114 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.      

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 24 persons as the result of investigations on Thompson Lane, Nolensville Pike,  Powell Avenue, Old Hickory Boulevard, Sidco Drive,  Trousdale Lane, and Harding Place.  Seized were 50 grams of marijuana, .2 gram of heroin, 3.2 grams of cocaine, and 39 pills.       

South Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on McCann Street, Murfreesboro Pike, Hollis Hill Drive, Bell Road, Wallace Road, Nolensville Pike, and Haywood Lane.  Detectives seized .5 gram of cocaine, .5 gram of heroin, 10.5 ounces of MDMA, 23.8 ounces of marijuana, two guns, one vehicle, and $7,778 cash.       

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 22 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Charles E. Davis Boulevard, Old Hickory Boulevard, Percy Priest Drive, Stewart’s Ferry Pike, Bell Road, Tulip Grove Drive, and Brooke Castle Drive.  Detectives seized more than 20 pounds of marijuana, 90 grams of heroin, two grams of methamphetamine, four grams of cocaine, two vehicles, seven guns, and $5,945 cash.     

West Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Morrow Road, Illinois Avenue, White Bridge Road, and Alabama Avenue.  Detectives seized 8.9 grams of heroin, four grams of marijuana, six pills, and three handguns.               

North Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, 16th Avenue North, Buchanan Street, Dr. D.B. Todd Boulevard, County Hospital Road, Panorama Drive, and Brick Church Pike. Detectives seized more than 4.5 pounds of marijuana, 21.3 grams of cocaine, two pills, two handguns, and $2,850 cash.       

Madison Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Ewing Lane, Brick Church Pike, Palmer Avenue, Pierce Road, and Neelys Bend Road.  Detectives seized one gram of methamphetamine, one gram of heroin, three grams of marijuana, ten Lortab pills, one gram of cocaine, and $2,800 cash.    

East Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on   Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Ben Allen Road.  Detectives seized 2.2 ounces of marijuana and one pill.  

Central Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Hermitage Avenue, Middleton Street, Ewing Avenue, and North 1st Street.  Detectives seized 15 grams of cocaine.   

Citizens 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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