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Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 86 Persons This Week

3/7/2014

March 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Undercover detectives assigned to the department’s seven precincts charged 86 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods.
         
South Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Bell Road, Hickory Highlands Drive, Ray Court, Bart Drive, and Willard Drive. Seized were six grams of marijuana.
         
Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Percy Priest Drive, Donelson Pike, Smith Springs Road, Old Hickory Boulevard, Hermitage Avenue, and Fairfield Avenue.  Seized were 8.25 ounces of marijuana, one gram of cocaine, one handgun and $1,380 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations on White Bridge Road, Tennessee Avenue, 40th Avenue North, and Charlotte Pike.  Seized were 12.5 grams of cocaine, 112 grams of marijuana, 30 pills and $1,021 cash.
         
North Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Booker Street, Buena Vista Pike, Ed Temple Boulevard, and Georgia Court.  Seized were five grams of marijuana and approximately one gram of cocaine.
         
Madison Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Myatt Drive, Gallatin Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Brick Church Pike.  Seized were one ounce of marijuana, three grams of cocaine, 20 methadone pills and two ounces of synthetic marijuana.
         
East Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Ligon Avenue, Gallatin Pike, and Trinity Lane.  Seized were .6 grams of cocaine, 68 Roxicodone pills and $3,301 cash.
         
Central Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, Jefferson Street, and 2nd Avenue North.  Seized were five grams of marijuana, two Xanax pills and two hydrocodone pills.
         
Persons 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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