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.
West Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, and 51st Avenue North. Detectives seized 29.1 grams of heroin, 20 Xanax pills, and .9 grams of methamphetamine.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Woodbury Drive, McGavock Pike, Lakeford Drive, Timber Valley Drive, Andrew Jackson Parkway, Old Hickory Boulevard, Shute Lane, Lafayette Street, Lewis Street, and Raleigh Drive. Detectives seized one gram of methamphetamine, 20 grams of marijuana, one gram of cocaine, ten pills, and three grams of heroin.
North Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, 23rd Avenue North, Osage Street, 16th Avenue North, Cockrill Street, Jackson Street, and Jefferson Street. Detectives seized 4.4 grams of heroin, 3.5 grams of valium, and 1.6 grams of cocaine.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Kate Street, Creekwood Drive, Milliken Drive, and Coreland Drive. Detectives seized 15 pills and four grams of methamphetamine.
East Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Joyce Lane. Detectives seized 129 grams of marijuana, 464.1 grams of methamphetamine, 55.9 grams of heroin, 1.8 grams of cocaine, and $891 cash.
South Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Finley Drive, Luna Drive, Bell Road, Rocky Top Drive, and Murfreesboro Pike. Detectives seized two grams of cocaine, one gram of heroin, 13 grams of methamphetamine, 181 grams of marijuana, and 79 pills.
Central Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on 3rd Avenue North and North 1st Street. Detectives seized two grams of methamphetamine.
Midtown Hills Precinct detectives 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.