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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charge 75 Persons This Week

12/22/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 75 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.       

North Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Brick Church Pike, Lane Court, Stevens Lane, and Buchanan Street.  Seized were 13.7 grams of cocaine, 10 grams of marijuana, and one pistol.       

West Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Cheyenne Boulevard, Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, Dr. D.B. Todd Boulevard, Charlotte Pike, White Bridge Road, and Old Hickory Boulevard.  Seized were nearly one pound of marijuana, 105 grams of cocaine, 42 grams of meth, 26 grams of heroin, 37 Hydrocodone pills, and $770 cash.       

South Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Claiborne Street, Lafayette Street, Ezell Pike, Haystack Lane, Sadler Court, Bell Road, Shasta Drive, and Apache Trail.  Detectives seized a small quantity of cocaine, 100 grams of marijuana, and 20 pills.      

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Thompson Lane, Nolensville Pike, Ocala Drive, and Harding Place.  Seized were 24 grams of marijuana and 1 gram of cocaine.       

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Whitney Avenue, Polk Avenue, Elm Hill Pike, Lafayette Street, I-40 West, Briley Parkway, Bakertown Road, and Dover Glen Drive.  Detectives seized 24 grams of heroin, more than 650 grams of marijuana, two grams of crack cocaine, one gram of powder cocaine, 19 pills, and one vehicle.          

Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Harris Street, Kate Street, Due West Avenue, Doverside Drive and Scalf Drive.  Seized were 30 grams of marijuana.    

East Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Road, Maplewood Place, and Douglas Avenue.  Seized were 22.5 grams of heroin, 184 grams of marijuana, 134 grams of cocaine, 9 Xanax bars, 2 pistols, 1 vehicle and $4,477 cash.  

Central Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Jefferson Street, North 1st Street, Spring Street, and Woodland Street. Detectives seized 2.2 grams of heroin, 7 grams of cocaine, 19 grams of marijuana, and 125 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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