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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 80 Persons This Week

5/10/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 80 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Harding Place, and Belmont Boulevard. Detectives seized one gram of heroin, 744 grams of marijuana, one pill, and one vehicle.

South Precinct detectives charged 28 persons as the result of investigations on 3rd Avenue South, Lincoln Street, Lafayette Street, Harding Place, Murfreesboro Pike, Tanglewood Court, Tampa Drive, and Haywood Lane. Detectives seized 11.8 grams of cocaine, 10.4 grams of methamphetamine, one gram of heroin, 80 grams of marijuana, two pills, four guns, and $1,113 cash.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Donelson Pike, Royal Parkway, Rachel Drive, Old Hickory Boulevard, Plus Park Boulevard, Murfreesboro Pike, Fairfield Avenue, Lafayette Street, and Lewis Street. Detectives seized four pounds of marijuana, three grams of cocaine, four grams of methamphetamine, 157 oxymorphone pills, two vehicles and $5,480 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on 40th Avenue North, Old Hickory Boulevard, Foster Avenue, and Tennessee Avenue. Detectives seized 4.6 grams of heroin.

North Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Buchanan Street, 16th Avenue North, and West Hamilton Road. Detectives seized three pounds of marijuana, 5.1 grams of heroin, 3.2 grams of cocaine, two pills, three handguns, and $5,745 cash.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Village Trail, Chesapeake Drive, Wade Circle, and Lickton Pike. Detectives seized 44 grams of cocaine, one gram of heroin, and two handguns.

East Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Hillside Drive. Detectives seized 25.3 grams of marijuana, .2 gram of heroin, 2.7 grams of cocaine, and one gun.

Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on 3rd Avenue South, 4th Avenue North, Charlotte Avenue, Drexel Street, and Ewing Avenue. Detectives seized 35 Xanax bars and two 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.

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