Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 39 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 39 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
West Precinct detectives charged 2 persons as the result of investigations on Conference Drive, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Susannah Court. Detectives seized 3.5 grams of heroin, two grams of marijuana, and .8 gram of methamphetamine.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Briley Parkway, Two Rivers Parkway, Lebanon Pike, Stewart’s Ferry Pike, Envious Lane, Old Hickory Boulevard, Juarez Drive, Dodson Chapel Road, Charles E. Davis Boulevard, and Lafayette Street. Detectives seized more than one pound of marijuana, 62 grams of heroin, 15 grams of methamphetamine, five grams of cocaine, two guns, two vehicles, and $7,519 cash.
North Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, 16th Avenue North, Cockrill Street, Wheless Street, Buchanan Street, and Jefferson Street. Detectives seized .2 gram of cocaine.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Kate Street, Creekwood Drive, Milliken Drive, Coreland Drive, and Larkin Springs Road. Detectives seized two grams of methamphetamine, five grams of marijuana, and five guns.
East Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Grace Street, and Norvel Avenue. Detectives seized 15 grams of marijuana, 1.5 grams of heroin, 24 oxymorphone pills, 1.5 Suboxone pills, and one gun.
South Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of investigations on Bell Road and Murfreesboro Pike. Detectives seized 100 grams of marijuana.
Detectives from the Central and Midtown Hills Precincts were on special assignment this week related to crime hotspots.
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.