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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 85 Persons This Week

8/9/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 85 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 Nolensville Pike, Thompson Lane, and 28th Avenue North. Detectives seized four grams of marijuana, 18 grams of cocaine, 18 grams of heroin, three doses of MDMA and $1,121 cash.

South Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on North Hill Street, Perkins Street, Lincoln Street, Tusculum Road, Largo Drive, Paragon Mills Road, Treeview Court, Hamilton Church Road, and Harding Place. Detectives seized 2.5 grams of cocaine, 0.5 gram of methamphetamine, nine grams of marijuana, and nine pills.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Bell Road, Lincoya Bay Drive, Murfreesboro Pike, Wilhagan Road, Claiborne Street, Lewis Street, Lafayette Street, Charles E. Davis Boulevard, Kermit Drive, Tyler Drive, Terry Lane, Menzler Road, Fairfield Avenue, and Decatur Street. Detectives seized four grams of heroin, eight grams of cocaine, two grams of methamphetamine, and one vehicle.

West Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Mill Station Drive, Centennial Boulevard, 63rd and 40th Avenues North, Paragon Mills Road, and Delray Drive. Detectives seized 3.5 pounds of marijuana, 1.5 grams of heroin, one vehicle, and $852 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike at Trinity Lane, Hampton Street, Brick Church Pike, Herman Street at 28th Avenue North, and Jefferson Street. Detectives seized .5 gram of heroin, one gram of marijuana, and 6.2 grams of cocaine.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Chesapeake Drive, Village Trail, and Donald Street. Detectives seized 15 grams of cocaine and several pills.

East Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Maplewood Lane. Detectives seized 39.2 grams of cocaine, 5.5 grams of marijuana, .3 gram of heroin, and eight pills.

Central Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, 5th Avenue South, and Shelby Avenue. Detectives seized 15 ounces of marijuana, 79 THC cartridges, two grams of cocaine, four grams of heroin, and $1,281 cash.

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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