Saturday, November 22, 2008
Precinct-Based Undercover Detectives Charged 117 Persons This Week
Undercover Detectives Deserves Praise! Below is a press release from Metro Police Department showing, by precinct, the recent accomplishment of undercover detectives. Just this week only, underdercover detectives charged 117 persons. Keep up the good work! Gratefully, Vivian November 21, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Undercover detectives, assigned to each of the department's six precincts, charged 117 persons this week with mostly drug and prostitution offenses as the result of investigations in various Nashville neighborhoods. South Precinct detectives charged 25 persons as the result of investigations on 2nd and 4th Avenues South, Trimble Street, Whispering Hills Drive, and Tampa Drive. Seized were 16.2 grams of cocaine, seven grams of marijuana, one vehicle, and $1,433 cash. Hermitage Precinct detectives charged 20 persons as the result of investigations on Old Hickory Boulevard, Lafayette Street, Elm Hill Pike, and Murfreesboro Pike. Seized were 94 grams of cocaine, two grams of marijuana, two weapons, and $1,057 cash. West Precinct detectives charged 22 persons as the result of investigations on Charlotte Pike at 19th Avenue North, Jefferson Street, Dickerson Pike, Premiere Drive, Hynes Street, and Archer Street. Seized were 8.5 pounds of marijuana, 31 pounds of khat, 144 grams of cocaine, 30 Lortab pills, 20 Xanax pills, eight morphine pills, eight Oxycontin pills, two vehicles, one weapon, and $562 cash. North Precinct detectives charged 18 persons as the result of investigations on Whites Creek Pike, Trinity Lane, Marlin Pass, Albion Street, 43rd Avenue North, Brick Church Pike, Enloe Street, and Fern Avenue. Seized were 47.1 grams of cocaine, 570.79 grams of marijuana, 56.5 various pills, four weapons, and $7,562 cash. East Precinct detectives charged eleven persons as the result of investigations on Merry Street, Brick Church Pike, Hampton Street, Apex Street at Granada Avenue, and Dickerson Pike at Dellway Villa Road. Seized were nine grams of marijuana, .2 grams of cocaine, and .2 grams of heroin. Central Precinct detectives charged 21 persons as the result of investigations on 8th Avenue South at Drexel and Division Streets, Jefferson Street, Lafayette Street, Rosa Parks Boulevard, 9th Avenue North, and Whispering Hills Drive. Seized were 159 grams of cocaine, one weapon, one vehicle, and $1,162 cash. Persons suspecting drug activity in their neighborhoods are urged to call the police department's 244-DOPE hotline. Callers to the hotline can remain anonymous.
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