Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 58 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 58 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Nolensville Pike, Edmondson Pike, and McMurray Drive. Detectives seized 152 grams of methamphetamine, one gram of heroin, 16 grams of marijuana, and three guns.
South Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Wallace Road, Shasta Drive, Harding Place, Hamilton Church Road, Bell Road, and Glenpark Drive. Detectives seized .5 gram of cocaine, 35.5 grams of heroin, five grams of methamphetamine, 23 grams of marijuana, one gram of MDMA, two ecstasy pills, four LSD tablets, two suboxone strips, and one gun.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on McGavock Pike, Lebanon Pike, Fairway Drive, Bell Road, Claiborne Street, Lewis Street, and Old Hickory Boulevard. Detectives seized three grams of cocaine and one gram of heroin.
West Precinct detectives charged 2 persons as the result of an investigation on Tennessee Avenue, 61st Avenue North, and Eatons Creek Road. Detectives seized 18 grams of marijuana, 2.7 grams of cocaine, 7.5 grams of heroin, 125 pills, one vehicle, and one gun.
North Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Jefferson Street, Clarksville Pike, 16th Avenue North, Buchanan Street, and D.B. Todd Boulevard. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine and four grams of MDMA.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Village Trail, Chesapeake Drive, Wade Circle, and Lickton Pike.
Detectives seized seven grams of heroin and five grams of marijuana.
East Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Brick Church Pike, and Joyce Lane. Detectives seized one gram of heroin and .1 gram of cocaine.
Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, 4th Avenue North, and 5th Avenue South. Detectives seized small amounts of marijuana and 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.