Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 71 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 71 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Harding Place, Patterson Street, and Charlotte Avenue. Detectives seized three grams of cocaine, three grams of marijuana, and one gun.
South Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Lincoln Street, Lewis Street, Wallace Road, Largo Drive, Grubbs Road, Harding Place, Bell Road, Tusculum Road, and Shasta Drive. Detectives seized 3.5 grams of cocaine, more than six pounds of marijuana, seven guns, and $656 cash.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Fesslers Lane, Lafayette Street, Lewis Street, Cannon Street, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Percy Priest Drive. Detectives seized 39 grams of heroin and 40 grams of marijuana.
West Precinct detectives charged one person as the result of investigations on Tennessee Avenue and Gallatin Pike. Detectives seized seven grams of methamphetamine and two guns.
North Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Clarksville Pike, Whites Creek Pike, 16th Avenue North, Cockrill Street, and Dr. D.B. Todd Boulevard. Detectives seized 35.8 grams of cocaine, 17.8 grams of methamphetamine, 174 Xanax pills, eight grams of ecstasy, and 2.2 grams of heroin.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Wade Circle, Neely’s Bend Road, Rivergate Parkway, Conference Drive, Williams Avenue, and Sarver Avenue. Detectives seized 13 grams of cocaine, ten grams of heroin, three grams of methamphetamine, four grams of marijuana, one gun, and $4,018 cash.
East Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Ardee Avenue. Detectives seized 12.2 grams of marijuana, 10.6 grams of heroin, .5 gram of cocaine, 19 oxycodone pills, 81 Xanax pills, one vehicle, and $644 cash.
Central Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, Middleton Street, and Ewing Avenue. Detectives seized 65 grams of marijuana and three grams of cocaine.
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.