Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 44 Persons This Week
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Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s eight precincts charged 44 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
West Precinct detectives charged 5 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Charlotte Avenue, and Harding Pike. Detectives seized .5 gram of heroin, 13.5 grams of marijuana, 37.9 grams of cocaine, and 15 pills.
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Maury Street, Green Street, McGavock Pike, Maplecrest Drive, Bell Road, Dodson Chapel Road, Lebanon Pike, Cannon Street, Claiborne Street, Percy Priest Drive, and Stewart’s Ferry Pike. Detectives seized four grams of heroin, 19 grams of cocaine, 24 grams of marijuana, 12 pills, and $2,016 cash.
North Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Whites Creek Pike, Buchanan Street, Jefferson Street, and 16th Avenue North. Detectives seized 15.8 grams of cocaine, 15.3 grams of marijuana, one handgun, one vehicle, and $790 cash.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Village Trail, Chesapeake Drive, Wade Circle, and Lickton Pike. Detectives seized ten grams of methamphetamine, four grams of cocaine, 30 Xanax pills, 12 ecstasy pills, and $1,859 cash.
East Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Maplewood Lane. Detectives seized 1.4 grams of cocaine, 4.6 grams of heroin, 85.2 grams of methamphetamine, one vehicle, and $35,021 cash.
South Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Wallace Road and Bell Road. Detectives seized 24.8 pounds of marijuana, 30 Xanax pills, four guns, two vehicles, and $187,280 cash.
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.