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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 79 Persons This Week

2/1/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 79 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Edmondson Pike, Harding Place, Nolensville Road, and Thompson Lane. Detectives seized 15 grams of methamphetamine and one handgun.

South Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, Perkins Street, Lincoln Street, Murfreesboro Pike, Harding Place, Bell Road, and James Robertson Parkway. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine, eleven grams of heroin, and 38 grams of marijuana.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations Murfreesboro Pike, Stonewater Drive, Central Valley Drive, Lafayette Street, Fairfield Avenue, Bell Road, and Donelson Pike. Detectives seized 2.9 pounds of marijuana, 23 Suboxone Strips, 38 Xanax bars, 163 hydrocodone pills, 13 grams of cocaine, two vehicles, two guns, and $6,699 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 2 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard and Cloudland Drive. Detectives seized 18.6 grams of marijuana, 22 pills, and $2,022 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Clarksville Pike, Whites Creek Pike, 16th Avenue North, Clay Street, and Dr. D.B. Todd Boulevard. Detectives seized 4.9 grams of heroin, one gram of methamphetamine, .5 gram of cocaine, six grams of marijuana, and one handgun.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, North Dupont Avenue, Madison Boulevard, Saunders Avenue, and Nix Drive. Detectives seized 17 grams of cocaine, 3.3 grams of heroin, eight grams of marijuana, one handgun, and $1,126 cash.

East Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Grace Street, and Broadmoor Drive. Detectives seized 69 grams of marijuana, five grams of heroin, 14.7 grams of cocaine, 4.8 grams of methamphetamine, and one handgun.

Central Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Lafayette Street, and 5th & 6th Avenues South. Detectives seized two grams of marijuana and 2.5 grams 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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