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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 69 Persons This Week

2/21/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 69 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.

West Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Kentucky Avenue, Murfreesboro Pike, Clarksville Pike, and County Hospital Road. Detectives seized 9.5 grams of heroin, 44.2 grams of marijuana, 1.7 grams cocaine, and one handgun.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 37 persons as the result of investigations on Lewis Street, Fain Street, Old Hickory Boulevard, Monaco Drive, and Murfreesboro Pike. Detectives seized 12 grams of cocaine, 25 grams of marijuana, 30 pills, two grams of methamphetamine, four grams of heroin, two vehicles, eleven guns, and $1,459.00 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, and Jefferson Street. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Doverside Drive, McKinley Street, Welworth Street, Maple Street, and Old Hickory Boulevard. Detectives seized 18 grams of methamphetamine, four grams of cocaine, 289 ecstasy pills, 241 Xanax pills, 263 grams of marijuana, two oxycodone pills, and three guns.

East Precinct detectives charged 2 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Jones Avenue. Detectives seized three grams of marijuana, one gram of heroin, and one gram of cocaine.

South Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Bell Road, Harding Place, Hamilton Church Road, and Tanglewood Court. Detectives seized 2.1 grams of cocaine, three grams of heroin, four grams of methamphetamine, 146 grams of marijuana, one suboxone strip, one Xanax pill, and two guns.

Central and 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.

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