Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 67 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 67 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 Hickory Hollow Place. Detectives seized 40 grams of marijuana, seven Lortab pills, and one gun.
South Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Lafayette Street, Lewis Street, North Hill Street, Haywood Lane, and Bell Road. Detectives seized 22 grams of cocaine, eight grams of marijuana, and two pills.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations on Central Pike, 1st Avenue North, Gay Street, Charles E. Davis Boulevard, Lafayette Street, Quail View Drive, Old Hickory Boulevard, Bell Road, Murfreesboro Pike, and Fesslers Lane. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine, two grams of heroin, 22 grams of marijuana, and two grams of methamphetamine.
West Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Centennial Boulevard, Tennessee Avenue, and Briley Parkway. Detectives seized 4.9 grams of marijuana and .2 grams of heroin.
North Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, 23rd Avenue North, Osage Street, 16th Avenue North, Cockrill Street, 28th Avenue North, and Jefferson Street. Detectives seized five grams of cocaine, 41 grams of marijuana, 75 ecstasy pills, 1.1 grams of heroin, one gun, and $2,855 cash.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Larkin Springs Road, Rio Vista Drive, Westchester Drive, and Maudina Avenue. Detectives seized 150 grams of marijuana, 15 grams of cocaine, eleven grams of heroin, 23 grams of methamphetamine, 59 Xanax pills, four handguns, and $1,055 cash.
East Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Broadmoor Drive. Detectives seized .5 gram of heroin.
Central Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, Hermitage Avenue, and Main Street. Detectives seized one gram of methamphetamine and one handgun.
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.