POUGHKEEPSIE – Four men were arrested on Wednesday when police executed a search warrant at 15 Thompson Street in a rear garage in Poughkeepsie and seized 3 ½ pounds of marijuana and $4,170 in cash.
The search was the result of an investigation conducted by the city PD’s Neighborhood Recovery Unit concerning marijuana distribution from that location.
Arrested and charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana were Dexter Brown, 48, of 63 Lent Street; Theodore Freeman, 35, of 36 Vernon Terrace; Clive Scott, 47, of 15 Thompson Street; and Shaquan Smith, 22, of 29 North Hamilton Street. All four men were placed in the Dutchess County Jail.
Assisting the Poughkeepsie Police Department’s Neighborhood Recovery Unit in the investigation were the State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Poughkeepsie PD’s Emergency Services Unit.