Undercover detectives make 17 arrests

Last week, South Precinct undercover detectives made 17 arrests, seizing cocaine, marijuana, pills, and cash.

Their investigations focused on n Cane Ridge Road, Northcrest Commons Circle, Perkins Street, Fesslers Lane, Countryside Drive, Nolensville Pike, Tampa Drive, Shasta Drive, Plus Park Boulevard, Lewis Street, North Hill Street, and Claiborne Street.

Elsewhere in Nashville:

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Harding Place, Edgehill Avenue, Patterson Street, Charlotte Avenue, Foster Avenue, and Trousdale Lane. Detectives seized 63 grams of marijuana, 1.1 grams of cocaine, .2 gram of heroin, 12 pills, and $1,480 cash.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 26 persons as the result of investigations on Lebanon Pike, Old Hickory Boulevard, Stewarts Ferry Pike, New Hope Road, Saundersville Road, Andrew Jackson Parkway, and Central Pike. Detectives seized 160 grams of cocaine, 34.7 grams of marijuana, 14.7 grams of MDMA, 53.6 grams of heroin, 31 pills, nine Suboxone strips, three handguns, and $5,252 cash.

West Precinct detectives charged 9 persons as the result of investigations on Murphy Road, Sigler Street, Welshwood Drive, and 25th Avenue North. Detectives seized 1.5 grams of heroin, seven grams of cocaine, 89 pills, and $1,224 cash.

North Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Brick Church Pike, Trinity Lane, Avondale Circle, 12th Avenue North, Clay Street, and Wheless Street. Detectives seized 37.3 grams of cocaine, 50.9 grams of marijuana, 2 grams of heroin, and 6 pills.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Cheyenne Boulevard, Gallatin Pike, Duling Avenue, and Brick Church Pike. Detectives seized 50 grams of marijuana, 3.5 grams of cocaine, and .5 gram of heroin.

East Precinct detectives charged 15 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Stockell Street, and Ewing Drive. Detectives seized 8.2 grams of marijuana, three grams of cocaine, and nine guns.

Central Precinct detectives charged 19 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, Broadway, Church Street, and Middleton Street. Detectives seized 24 grams of marijuana and 43 pills.

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.