A Wappinger man and woman are behind bars following a warrant search on Monday by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force that turned up a gun, cash, and drugs.
Damon Parker, 42, was arrested following an investigation into narcotics taking place at his home, according to Frank Tasciotti, assistant coordinator of the Task Force.
During the search, agents found an illegal handgun, approximately an ounce of cocaine, $6,500 cash, scales, and packaging materials.
Parker was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a weapon.
Also arrested was Jasmine Wright, 32. She was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Both are being held without bail at the Dutchess County Jail.