Area detectives from the South and Hermitage Precincts arrested 30 for crimes mostly related to drugs and/or prostitution last week.
In addition to the arrests, detectives seized pot, heroin, nearly 100 pills, a vehicle and $2,173 in cash. Areas of focus were Drummond Drive, First Avenue South, Karen Ray Court, Second Avenue South, Murfreesboro Pike, Cedarview Drive, Old Hickory Boulevard, Murfreesboro Pike, Lebanon Pike, Green Street, McGavock Pike, and Bell Road.
Elsewhere in Nashville:
West Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Charlotte Pike, White Bridge Road, West End Place, and 38th Avenue North. Detectives seized 137.1 grams of marijuana and 28 pills.
North Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Trinity Lane, Jennings Street, and Kings Lane. Detectives seized 2.9 grams of cocaine, 43 grams of marijuana, one vehicle, and $271 cash.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Madison Street, Anderson Road, Long Hollow Pike, and North Gallatin Pike. Detectives seized 3.5 grams of cocaine.
East Precinct detectives charged 7 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and North 6th Street. Detectives seized 10.5 grams of marijuana, one Xanax pill, 22 oxycodone pills, ten meloxicam pills, one vehicle, one gun, and $1,320 cash.
Central Precinct detectives charged 4 persons as the result of investigations on Broadway, Lafayette Street, Middleton Street, and 8th Avenue South. Detectives seized 52 pills, two Suboxone strips, and one gun.
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.