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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 85 Persons This Week

9/20/2013

September 20, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 85 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 2nd Avenue South at Crenshaw Street, 1st Avenue South, Lafayette Street, Una Antioch Pike, Murfreesboro Pike, and Bell Road at Hickory Highlands Drive. Seized were two grams of marijuana and two grams of cocaine.       
          
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 23 persons as the result of investigations on
Murfreesboro Pike, Lewis Street, Buchanan Street, Donelson Pike, Fairfield Avenue, Perkins Street, Lincoln Street, and Cannon Street. Seized were 63 grams of marijuana, 29 grams of cocaine, 90 various pills, two grams of heroin, two guns, four vehicles and $3,369 cash.
          
West Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on 10th Avenue South, 19th Avenue North, Albion Street, and Edgehill Avenue.  Seized were 238 pills, 24 grams of marijuana and one gram of cocaine.  
          
North Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, 12th and 25th Avenues North, McCarthy Lane, Clifton Avenue, and Jefferson Street.  Seized were 20.2 grams of cocaine, 135.4 grams of marijuana, .6 grams of heroin, 24 hydrocodone pills, two oxycodone pills and $1,934 cash.
          
Madison Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Myatt Drive.  Seized were 20 grams of marijuana, .5 grams of heroin, four pills and one gun.
          
East Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Dickerson Pike, Hart Lane, and Fall Street.  Seized were 43.5 prescription pills, 1.6 grams of cocaine, 16.9 grams of marijuana and $513 cash.
          
Central Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on 26th Avenue North, North 1st Street, Spring Street, Monroe Street, and Jefferson Street.  Seized were one gram of marijuana, 2.4 grams of cocaine and $100 cash.
          
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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