Detectives net arrests, meaningful seizures

Local detectives continued their good work last week, making 31 arrests and several seizures.

The detectives, working out of the South and Hermitage Precincts, seized cocaine, several pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine, more than 100 pills, a vehicle, and over $5,000 in cash. Areas of focus included Haywood Lane, Bakertown Road, Second Avenue South, Briley Parkway, McGavock Pike, Spence Lane, Stewarts Ferry Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Lebanon Pike

Elsewhere in Nashville:

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Sidco Drive, Trousdale Lane, Harding Place, and Nolensville Pike. Seized were one gram of marijuana, .2 gram of heroin, .1 gram of methamphetamine, one gun, and 18 grams of cocaine.

West Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on White Bridge Road, Charlotte Pike, Morton Mill Road, Old Harding Pike, and Claylick Court.  Seized were 85 pills, 12.8 grams of marijuana, one handgun, one vehicle, and $985 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Trinity Lane, Clarksville Pike, Cockrill Street, 16th Avenue North, 28th Avenue North, Clifton Avenue, Hydes Ferry Road, and West Hamilton Road.  Seized were 1.4 grams of cocaine and two grams of marijuana.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Long Hollow Pike, Paula Drive, and Kate Street. Seized were 7.8 grams of cocaine, 7.7 grams of heroin, .5 gram of methamphetamine, 36 grams of marijuana, and $561 cash.

East Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Cahal Avenue, Broadmoor Avenue, and Jones Avenue.  Seized were 2.3 grams of cocaine and one gun.

Central Precinct detectives charged 12 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, 1st Avenue South, Middleton Street, Drexel Street, and 8th Avenue South.  Seized were five grams of marijuana and 1.6 grams of cocaine.

Anyone suspecting drug activity in their neighborhoods are urged to call the police department’s 244-DOPE hotline. Callers to the hotline can remain anonymous.