Detectives arrest 21 in undercover work

South Precinct detectives were hard at work last week, arresting 21 people as a result of various investigations.

Their efforts were focused around Linbar Drive, Wharf Avenue, Nance Lane, Murfreesboro Pike, Foothill Drive, Largo Drive, Richards Road, Hamilton Church Road, Shasta Drive, and Wallace Road. Seizures included marijuana and one gun.

Also in the Antioch area, Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 25 persons as the result of investigations on Lebanon Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Stewarts Ferry Pike, Bell Road, Adair Road, and Donelson Pike. Detectives seized 14 grams of marijuana and 53 Xanax pills.

Elsewhere:

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Villa Place, Nolensville Pike, Harding Place, Edgehill Avenue, Horton Avenue, Old Hickory Boulevard, Hillside Avenue, and Trousdale Lane. Detectives seized 49 grams of marijuana, 128 pills, one gram of cocaine, one gun, and $1,012 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 3 persons as the result of investigations on Centennial Boulevard, Welshwood Drive, Brightwood Avenue, and Interstate Drive. Detectives seized 312 grams of marijuana, 2.5 grams of heroin, 426 pills, 55.44 grams of cocaine, five guns, one vehicle, and $18,551 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Kings Lane, County Hospital Road, and Judd Drive. Detectives seized .5 gram of cocaine, 20.1 grams of marijuana, 15 pills, and two guns.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 13 persons as the result of investigations on Gallatin Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Graycroft Avenue, and Dickerson Pike. Detectives seized 1.5 grams heroin and 15 pounds of marijuana.

East Precinct detectives charged 8 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Lischey Avenue, Litton Avenue, and Douglas Avenue. Detectives seized 14.3 grams of marijuana, 28.9 grams of cocaine, 1.1 grams of methamphetamine, five guns, five vehicles, and $11,171 cash.

Central Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, Peabody Street, Middleton Street, Ewing Avenue, Ash Street, and 5th Avenue South. Detectives seized three grams of cocaine, 27 grams of crystal methamphetamine, three guns, one vehicle, and $271 cash.

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.