Local detectives score 45 arrests, seize hard drugs

The South Precinct and Hermitage Precinct undercover detectives were hard at work again last week, scoring several seizures and arrests in and around Antioch. Both precincts cover parts of Antioch.

A combined 45 persons were charged in the two precincts for various crimes. Seizures included 15.6 grams of cocaine, 32.6 grams of heroin, 28.5 grams of marijuana, 210 pills, two guns, and $1,939 in cash. The two precincts focused their investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Claiborne Street, Lafayette Street, Metroplex Drive, Parris Avenue, Tusculum Road, Wallace Road, Harding Place, Largo Drive, Central Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Lebanon Pike, and Central Valley Drive.

They weren’t the only precincts hard at work. Elsewhere in Nashville:

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Trousdale Lane, Old Hickory Boulevard, Nolensville Pike, Edmondson Pike, Hillside Avenue, and Edgehill Avenue. Seized were .4 gram of cocaine and 30 grams of marijuana.

West Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Cabot Drive, White Bridge Road, and Charlotte Pike.  Seized were four grams of marijuana, four grams of cocaine, 180 pills, .5 gram of heroin, and $1,143 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Kings Lane, 14th Avenue North, 26th Avenue North, W. Hamilton Road, and Brick Church Pike.  Seized were .3 gram of heroin, 17 grams of cocaine, .1 gram of cocaine, one Xanax bar, six grams of marijuana, five handguns, and one vehicle.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Alta Loma Road, Rivergate Parkway, and Harris Street. Seized were 36 grams of marijuana, five Xanax pills, and one handgun.

East Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Road, Douglas Avenue, and Eastland Avenue.  Seized were 3.7 grams of cocaine, 113 grams of marijuana, 11.1 grams of heroin, and two handguns.

Central Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Demonbreun Street, Middleton Street, Charlotte Avenue, and Peabody Street. Seized were three pounds of marijuana and a small amount of heroin.

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.