Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives This Week Charged 73 Persons
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 73 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, Edmondson Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, and West End Avenue. Detectives seized 100 grams of marijuana and ten grams of methamphetamine.
South Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Claiborne Street, Lincoln Street, Trimble Street, Bell Road, Thompson Lane, and Murfreesboro Pike. Detectives seized 17 grams of marijuana and two guns.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations on Selma Avenue, Fain Street, Fairfield Avenue, Lewis Street, Lafayette Street, Paige Circle, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Murfreesboro Pike. Detectives seized more than one ounce of cocaine, 13 grams of heroin, one gram of methamphetamine, 29 grams of marijuana, two guns, and $6,791 cash.
West Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, 41st Avenue North, Bellevue Road, and White Bridge Road. Detectives seized 140 pills, .2 gram of heroin, and two handguns.
North Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of investigations on Jefferson Street, 16th Avenue North, Brick Church Pike, and Trinity Lane. Detectives seized three grams of cocaine.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Kate Street, Creekwood Avenue, Coreland Drive, and Larkin Springs Road. Detectives seized four grams of marijuana.
East Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Ben Allen Road. Detectives seized .2 gram of cocaine, 1.2 grams of heroin, .2 gram of methamphetamine, 15 Xanax bars, ten grams of marijuana, and two guns.
Central Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Lafayette Street, Division Street, and 5th Avenue South. Detectives seized eight 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.