A 29-year old Bronx man face charges of intending to sell crack cocaine at Mansion Square Park in the City of Poughkeepsie.
The city police force’s Neighborhood Recovery Unit was engaged in an operation Thursday combat open air drug dealing in and around the park.
The police unit members arrested Elliot Frost, who they said was engaged in such behavior. Recovered in the arrest was one ounce of crack cocaine, a digital scale and $1,006 in cash.
Frost was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony.
He was remanded to Dutchess County Jail without bail.
City residents with information about drug dealing or suspicious activity in their neighborhood are encouraged to contact the police Neighborhood Recovery Unit at 845-451-4060.