Undercover detectives score good week in and around Antioch

Detectives from the South Precinct, which covers most of Antioch, were awfully busy last week, making 22 arrests for drug and prostitution related crimes.

Their area of focus was on Claiborne Street, Murfreesboro Pike, Harding Place, Tusculum Road, Plus Park Boulevard, Haywood Lane, Largo Drive, Nolensville Pike, Bell Road, Wallace Road, and Trimble Street.  Detectives seized 1.2 grams of cocaine and 11.5 grams of marijuana.

Detectives from the Hermitage Precinct, which covers part of Antioch, were equally busy. They focused their efforts around Old Hickory Boulevard, Bell Road, Smith Springs Road, Dodson Chapel Road, Sidco Drive, Elm Hill Pike, Briley Parkway, and Stewarts Ferry Pike.  Detectives seized 94 grams of cocaine, 8.5 grams of marijuana, four grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, one vehicle, one gun, and $10,136 cash.

Elsewhere in Nashville:

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 24 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Harding Place, Thompson Lane, Elliot Avenue, Old Hickory Boulevard, Neal Terrace, and Trousdale Lane.  Detectives seized 3.7 grams of cocaine, 23 grams of marijuana, 6.5 grams of heroin, 19 pills, one gun, and $1,535 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Maudina Avenue, Clifton Avenue, Petway Avenue, and Park Street. Detectives seized 11.4 grams of heroin, .11 gram of cocaine, and 33.5 grams of marijuana.

North Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Kings Lane, Trinity Lane, Brick Church Pike, Ashland City Highway, and 23rd Avenue North. Detectives seized more than nine pounds of marijuana, 3.9 grams of heroin, and 1.1 grams of cocaine.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, May Drive, Doverside Drive, Dickerson Pike, and East Webster Drive.
Detectives seized 129 grams of marijuana, five grams of cocaine, 44 pills, one handgun, and $13,130 cash.

East Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Chase Street, Gallatin Pike, Donald Street, and North 5th Street.  Detectives seized four grams of marijuana, .3 gram of cocaine, eight Tramadol pills, one handgun, one vehicle, and $1,870 cash.

Central Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on 5th Avenue South, 8th Avenue South, and Broadway.

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.