Frederick Police have charged two people with drug offenses. Jackie Nelson Cruz, 51, and Nathan Perry Phillips, 56, both of Frederick, were arrested Tuesday afternoon in the area of West Sixth Street and North Bentz Streets.
An officer conducting surveillance of the area says he observed the two conducting a drug transaction. Additional officers were called to the scene, and took both individuals into custody. They say Cruz discarded some bundles which turned out to be heroin.
The two are charged with distribution of heroin, possession of heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin.