Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 49 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 49 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
West Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Morrow Road and Smith Springs Road. Detectives seized one gram of heroin and one gram of marijuana.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Andrew Jackson Parkway, Central Pike, Lebanon Pike, Monaco Drive, Tulip Grove Road, Elm Hill Pike, McGavock Pike, Atrium Way, and Lafayette Street. Detectives seized seven grams of heroin, eight grams of methamphetamine, one gram of cocaine, nine pills, and more than 25 pounds of marijuana.
North Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, 23rd Avenue North, Osage Street, 16th Avenue North, Cockrill Street, Jefferson Street, and Buchanan Street. Detectives seized 19 grams of cocaine, 17 grams of marijuana, and two handguns.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Liberty Lane, Kate Street, Duling Avenue, Welworth Street, Florence Avenue, and Walnut Street. Detectives seized 22 grams of marijuana, two grams of cocaine, one gram of methamphetamine, and eleven pills.
East Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Porter Road. Detectives seized one gram of heroin and 10.5 grams of cocaine.
South Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Lincoln Street, Bell Road, Wallace Road, Harding Place, and Wingate Avenue. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine, one gram of heroin, one gram of methamphetamine, and 60 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.