Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 79 Persons This Week
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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 4 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Nolensville Pike, Edmondson Pike, and McMurray Drive. Detectives seized 133 grams of marijuana and two grams of methamphetamine.
South Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations on Lincoln Street, Bell Road, Wallace Road, Lewis Street, Trimble Street, Lafayette Street, Perkins Street, and North Hill Street. Detectives seized .6 gram of cocaine, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, 77 grams of marijuana, 21 pills, and two guns.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, 1st Avenue North, Nolensville Pike, Packard Drive, Lebanon Pike, Lafayette Street, Blanchard Drive, Murfreesboro Pike, and Lewis Street. Detectives seized 112 pills, eleven grams of cocaine, one gram of methamphetamine, ten grams of marijuana, one gram of heroin, one gun, and $1,572 cash.
West Precinct detectives charged 2 persons as the result of investigations on New York Avenue and Longhunter Lane. Detectives seized 12.3 grams of heroin and one gun.
North Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, 16th Avenue North, Cockrill Street, Wheless Street, Dr. D.B Todd Jr. Boulevard, and Buchanan Street. Detectives seized four ounces of methamphetamine, .6 gram of cocaine, two grams of heroin, and one THC cartridge.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Larkin Springs Road, Rio Vista Drive, and North Graycroft Avenue. Detectives seized two grams of molly, three Xanax pills, eight grams of methamphetamine, and four grams of marijuana.
East Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Jones Avenue. Detectives seized one gram of methamphetamine, two oxycontin pills, and one handgun.
Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on 5th Avenue South, Lafayette Street, Middleton Street, and Drexel Street. Detectives seized five grams of marijuana, five pills, 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.