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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 90 Persons This Week

12/22/2016


December 22, 2016
                                                 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

          
Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 90 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
          
Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Harding Place, Wedgewood Avenue, Trousdale Lane, High Street, and Patterson Street.  Detectives seized 17 grams of marijuana, one pill, a small amount of cocaine, and .5 gram of heroin.
          
South Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Parris Avenue, Shasta Drive, Harding Pike, Humber Drive, and Fesslers Lane.  Detectives seized .1 gram of cocaine and 12 grams of marijuana.
          
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Andrew Jackson Parkway, Old Hickory Boulevard, Stewarts Ferry Pike, and Bell Road.  Detectives seized .3 grams of cocaine, 5.5 grams of marijuana, and one gram of heroin.
         
West Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Charlotte Pike, Morrow Road, 60th Avenue North, and White Bridge Road. Detectives seized 4.3 grams of marijuana and one pill.
                   
North Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Hamilton Avenue, Ashland City Highway, Trinity Lane, and Brick Church Pike. Detectives seized 64 grams of marijuana, eight grams of cocaine, 275 pills, two guns, two vehicles, and $2,489 cash.
          
Madison Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Roosevelt Avenue, Brickdale Lane, Ewing Lane, and Northbrook Drive.  Detectives seized $464 cash.  
        
East Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, McChesney Avenue, and Gallatin Pike.  Detectives seized 107 grams of heroin, 92 grams of marijuana, 13.7 grams of cocaine, three guns, one vehicle, and $2,375 cash.
         
Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Drexel Street, Interstate Drive, Lafayette Street, Middleton Street, and 8th Avenue South.  Detectives seized 45.5 grams of marijuana, one gram of cocaine, and .5 gram of heroin.
          
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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