Area undercover detectives had another busy week as they made a number of drug and prostitution related arrests.
South Precinct detectives, who cover most of Antioch among other areas, charged 22 persons as the result of investigations on Murfreesboro Pike, Gondola Drive, Nolensville Pike, Shasta Drive, Black Mountain Lane, Bell Road, and Wallace Road. Detectives seized one gram of cocaine, .8 gram of heroin, five grams of marijuana, and three pills.
Hermitage Precinct detectives, which have a part of Antioch in their jurisdiction, charged 27 persons as the result of investigations on Lebanon Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Neelys Bend, Avalon Drive, and Maury Street. Detectives seized 17.3 grams of cocaine, 25.1 pounds of marijuana, 70.5 grams of designer drugs, .5 gram of heroin, 6.6 grams of methamphetamine, 681 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms, 22 pills, three vehicles, two guns, and $9,808 cash.
Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 20 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Harding Place, Thompson Lane, Foster Avenue, Old Hickory Boulevard, Tusculum Road, and Trousdale Lane. Detectives seized 60 grams of marijuana, 1.75 grams of heroin, four pills, four grams of methamphetamine, and one gun.
West Precinct detectives charged 6 persons as the result of investigations on Maudina Avenue, Clifton Avenue, Petway Avenue, and Park Street. Detectives seized 516.3 grams of marijuana, eleven grams of cocaine, 799 pills, three vehicles, one shotgun, and 941 cash.
North Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Cephas Street, Clay Street, Brick Church Pike, Jackson Street, and Cass Street. Detectives seized 3.2 grams of heroin, 1.3 grams of cocaine, ten grams of marijuana, eight pills, one handgun, and $6,757 cash.
Madison Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Dickerson Pike, and Rio Vista Drive.
Detectives seized three grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of cocaine, .5 gram of methamphetamine, 132 grams of marijuana, and one vehicle.
East Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, and Douglas Avenue. Detectives seized 19 grams of marijuana, 20.1 grams of cocaine, .5 gram of methamphetamine, and four guns.
Central Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, 5th Avenue South, Middleton Street, 2nd Avenue South, and 4th Avenue South. Detectives seized more than six pounds of marijuana.
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.