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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 113 Persons This Week

12/1/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 113 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.      

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Edmondson Pike, Edgehill Avenue, Hillside Avenue, Kirkwood Avenue, Trousdale Lane, Foster Avenue, and Thompson Lane.  Detectives seized .5 gram of cocaine, eight grams of marijuana, and one gram of heroin.            

South Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Shasta Drive, Haywood Lane, Harding Place, Bell Road, Wallace Road, and Tanglewood Court.  Detectives seized 1.3 grams of heroin, one gram of methamphetamine, five grams of MDMA, 11.5 grams of marijuana, and three pills.       

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 20 persons as the result of investigations on Mossdale Drive, Bell Road, Donelson Pike, Lebanon Pike, Opry Mills Drive, Central Pike, Longhunter Lane, Andrew Jackson Way, Burning Tree Drive, Harding Pike, and Old Hickory Boulevard.  Detectives seized 603 grams of marijuana, 20 grams of heroin, 34 grams of cocaine, 35 pills, $483 cash, one handgun, and three vehicles.      

West Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on 40th Avenue North, Clifton Avenue, Amberwood Circle, and Murfreesboro Pike.  Detectives seized 4.8 pounds of marijuana, 1.2 grams of heroin, 155 pills, 6.8 grams of methamphetamine, .4 gram of cocaine, four handguns, one vehicle, and $2,170 cash.               

North Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Putnam Drive, 19th Avenue North, 23rd Avenue North, Buchanan Street, Clarksville Pike, and Buena Vista Pike. Detectives seized 20 grams of heroin, 4.8 grams of cocaine, 114 grams of marijuana, 90 pills, 78 suboxone strips, and $1,042 cash.      

Madison Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Anderson Lane, N. Gallatin Pike, E. Old Hickory Boulevard, Rio Vista Drive, and Dickerson Pike.  Detectives seized four grams of marijuana, 29 oxymorphone pills, two handguns, and $2,166 cash.    

East Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Douglas Avenue, Plymouth Rock Court, and Spring Street.  Detectives seized 4.8 grams of heroin, two Fentanyl patches, 13.1 grams of cocaine, 13 ounces of codeine, four oxycodone pills, 26 Xanax pills, 232.4 grams of marijuana, one gram of methamphetamine, two handguns, and $1,130 cash.  

Central Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Jefferson Street, Lafayette Street, North 1st Street, Spring Street, and Middleton Street. Detectives seized four grams of marijuana, three grams of methamphetamine, and four pills.   

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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