Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 119 Persons This Week
April 11, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 119 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
South Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Blue Hole Road, Bell Road, Apple Court, Wallace Road, Foster Avenue, and Sprucedale Drive. Seized were approximately 1.7 pounds of marijuana, 35 grams of cocaine, six pills, two handguns and $ 1,272 cash.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 29 persons as the result of investigations on Spring Street, Robertson Road, Lewis Street, Trimble Street, Murfreesboro Pike, Fairfield Avenue, Maury Street, Lafayette Street, Wilhagan Drive, and Thompson Lane. Seized were 105 grams of marijuana, five grams of cocaine, one gram of methamphetamine, nine various pills and $907 cash.
West Precinct detectives charged 20 persons as the result of investigations on Charlotte Pike, 40th Avenue North, and Patterson Street. Seized were 60 grams of marijuana, 210 pills, three grams of cocaine and 50 tabs of LSD.
North Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard, Whites Creek Pike, Brick Church Pike, and Old Matthews Road. Seized were eleven grams of marijuana, one marijuana plant, over one-half gram of cocaine and three guns.
East Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Dickerson Pike, South 8th Street, and Trinity Lane. Seized were 2.5 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of marijuana, 51 morphine pills and one vehicle.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Ocoee Trail. Seized were 250 grams of marijuana, ten grams of cocaine, 30 OxyContin pills, one vehicle and $340 cash.
Central Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on 11th Avenue North, Cheatham Place public housing development, Jefferson Street, and 2nd Avenue North. Seized were one gram of cocaine, one Xanax pill and $9,600 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.