Four arrested following drug investigation


KINGSTON – The URGENT Task Force has
arrested four people following an investigation of a nuisance drug sales
location. Officers received several calls, complaints and tips regarding
crack cocaine sales from 2986 Route 32 in the Town of Ulster with constant
traffic and activity at the residence.

Detectives investigated and determined there was prostitution activity
going on there in addition to the crack cocaine sales.

On Friday, officers executed a search warrant and discovered crack cocaine,
drug packaging material, electronic scales, drug paraphernalia, drug records
and cash.

At the time of the investigation, police said there was a five-year-old
child and a vicious put bull there.

All four people there were arrested.

Bernard Brown, Jr., also known as “Beezy,” 30, of the Town
of Ulster, was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled
substance, felony conspiracy, criminally using drug paraphernalia, promoting
prostitution and criminal nuisance.
Nicole Bodie, 43, of the Town of Ulster, was charged with felony conspiracy,
misdemeanor drug possession and prostitution.

Alfred Mattor, 54, of the Town of Ulster and Poughkeepsie, was charged
with felony criminal nuisance and Dashea Bodie, 25, of the Town of Ulster,
was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

The investigation is continuing and Brown faces several probation violations.
Mattor, the landlord, received payment from the Department of Social Services
for rent for the occupants.

Brown was remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail
or $50,000 bond. The others were released on appearance tickets pending
future court appearances.


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