More than 20 busted by undercover detectives

As always, undercover detectives were busy last week, making arrests across Nashville. Last week, across Nashville, 121 arrests for drug and/or prostitution crimes were made.

Locally, the South Precinct detectives charged 23 people, seizing cocaine, marijuana and 162 pills. Investigations were in the area of  Mountain High Drive, Perkins Street, Wallace Road, Tanglewood Court, Benzing Road, Lewis Street, Trimble Street, and McCann Street.

Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 10 persons as the result of investigations on Lafayette Street, Claiborne Street, Old Hickory Boulevard, and Lebanon Pike.  Detectives seized .8 gram of cocaine, three grams of marijuana, and four pills.

Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Nolensville Pike, Thompson Lane, Glenrose Avenue, Bransford Avenue, and Harding Place. Detectives seized 13.5 grams of marijuana, .2 gram of heroin, 24 pills, and two grams of cocaine.

West Precinct detectives charged 16 persons as the result of investigations on Bain Drive, Thunderbird Drive, Upton Lane, and Clifton Avenue.  Detectives seized 89 grams of marijuana, 1.1 grams of heroin, and one pill.

North Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Clarksville Pike, Brick Church Pike, Hermosa Street, 12th Avenue North, Clay Street, and Wheless Street. Detectives seized 9.8 grams of cocaine, 3.1 grams of marijuana, and 1.7 grams of heroin.

Madison Precinct detectives charged 11 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Gallatin Pike, Berkley Drive, and Hart Lane.  Detectives seized eight ounces of marijuana, 12 grams of cocaine, two grams of heroin, and $2,383 cash.

East Precinct detectives charged 14 persons as the result of investigations on Dickerson Pike, Trinity Lane, Gallatin Pike, Joy Circle, and Douglas Avenue. Detectives seized five grams of cocaine, nine grams of heroin, 1.6 grams of marijuana, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, and one gun.

Central Precinct detectives charged 17 persons as the result of investigations on Spring Street, North 16th Street, 3rd Avenue North, and Lafayette Street. Detectives seized 5.5 ounces of cocaine, seven grams of hash oil, and one handgun.

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.