South, Hermitage undercover detectives arrest 39

South Precinct and Hermitage Precinct Detectives were hard at work last week in and around Antioch, making 39 of 126 undercover arrests.

In the South Precinct, 20 people were arrest as a result of investigations. They also seized .1 gram of cocaine, 2.5 grams of heroin, 17.6 grams of marijuana and two guns. Meanwhile, Hermitage Precinct detectives arrested 19 people, seizing .5 grams of cocaine, 12 pounds of marijuana and eleven pills.

Operations focused in the areas of  Murfreesboro Pike, Parris Avenue, Claiborne Street, Second Avenue South, Bell Road, Metroplex Drive, Gillette Road, Lewis Street, and Harding Place in the South Precinct and Lebanon Pike, Trenton Avenue, Briley Parkway, Bell Road, Norwalk Drive, and Murfreesboro Pike.

Elsewhere in Nashville:

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Nolensville Pike, Edmondson Pike, Radnor Street, Patterson Street, and Trousdale Lane. Seized were 125 grams of marijuana, 40 pills, 10.7 grams of cocaine, two vehicles, one gun, and $5,769 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Morrow Road, Charlotte Pike, and Basswood Drive.  Seized were 13 oxycodone pills.

North Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Fairview Drive, Meadow Road, and Meharry Boulevard.  Seized were one gram of heroin, 15 grams of cocaine, and four grams of marijuana.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Cheyenne Boulevard, Old Hickory Boulevard, Larkin Springs Road, and Gallatin Pike. Seized were 125 pills, 60 grams of marijuana, 30 grams of heroin, and .5 gram of cocaine.

East Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Road, Douglas Avenue, and North 5th Street.  Seized were more than five pounds of cocaine, 2.25 pounds of marijuana, 30.5 grams of heroin, 70 Dilaudid pills, two vials of anabolic steroids, seven Xanax pills, one vehicle, three handguns, and $17,201 cash.

Central Precinct detectives charged 19 persons as the result of investigations on Middleton Street, 8th Avenue South, Drexel Street, 5th Avenue South, Cowan Street, and Lafayette Street. Seized were 2.2 grams of cocaine and six grams of marijuana.

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.