Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 77 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 77 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 one gram of methamphetamine and one gun.
South Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on Lewis Street, Lincoln Street, Perkins Street, Lafayette Street, Wallace Road, Harding Place, Murfreesboro Pike, and Haywood Lane. Detectives seized 11.7 grams of cocaine, one gram of heroin, and 67 grams of marijuana.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 20 persons as the result of investigations on Atrium Way, Fesslers Lane, Lebanon Pike, Stewarts Ferry Pike, Lafayette Street, and Murfreesboro Pike. Detectives seized tens grams of methamphetamine, six pills, five grams of heroin, eight grams of cocaine, and 80 grams of marijuana.
West Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of an investigation on Pennsylvania Avenue, 60th Avenue North, and Patterson Street. Detectives seized 2.3 grams of cocaine, 1.9 grams of heroin, three grams of marijuana, 55 pills, and $3,518 cash.
North Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Jefferson Street, Buchanan Street, 16th Avenue North, and Cockrill Street. Detectives seized one gram of marijuana, .3 gram of cocaine, and one gram of methamphetamine.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Kate Street, Cheyenne Boulevard, Creekwood Drive, and Coreland Drive.
Detectives seized eight grams of methamphetamine, four grams of heroin, and one vehicle.
East Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Brick Church Pike, and Homestead Road. Detectives seized two grams of heroin and 6.4 grams of methamphetamine.
Central Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, and 5th Avenue South. Detectives seized five grams of marijuana and two grams of methamphetamine.
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.