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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 113 Persons This Week

2/2/2018

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 18 persons as the result of investigations on Thompson Lane, Nolensville Pike, McGavock Pike, Trousdale Lane, and Harding Place. Seized were 42 grams of marijuana, 6.3 grams of heroin, 71 pills, .7 gram of methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of cocaine, and $590 cash.

South Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Perkins Street, Murfreesboro Pike, Largo Drive, Richards Road, Bakertown Road, Nolensville Pike, Haywood Lane, and Bell Road. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine, 3.2 grams of heroin, 1.2 grams of methamphetamine, 45 grams of marijuana, 1.8 grams of marijuana, and one gun.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 34 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Lafayette Street, University Court, Castlegate Drive, and Paris Avenue. Detectives seized seven grams of powder cocaine, five grams of crack cocaine, four grams of marijuana, two grams of methamphetamine, two grams of heroin, four guns, and $903 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Charlotte Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Basswood Avenue, Hillmeade Drive, Highway 70 South, and I-40. Detectives seized more than 13 pounds of marijuana, 32 Adderall pills and $1,466 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Dr. D. B. Todd Boulevard, 16th Avenue North, Clay Street, and Buchanan Street. Detectives seized 2.9 grams of cocaine, and 1.1 grams of heroin.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on 16th Avenue North, Palmer Avenue, Pierce Road, Paula Drive, and Spring Branch Road. Detectives seized 55 grams of marijuana, three grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, six grams of cocaine, eight guns, one vehicle, and $1,138 cash.

East Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Road, Saunders Avenue, Douglas Avenue, and Lemont Drive. Detectives seized 24.5 grams of marijuana and .6 gram of cocaine.

Central Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Drexel Street, Ewing Avenue, and Interstate Drive. Detectives seized six grams of marijuana.

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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