Police Officer John Fox, of the 106th Precinct, was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the community council meeting last week for busting up an alleged drug transaction.
According to Capt. Thomas Pascale, commanding officer of the 106th Precinct, Fox and Lt. Frank DiPreta were on patrol around 7 p.m. on Jan. 24 when they observed an alleged drug deal at a location within the precinct area that Pascale would not disclose.
Pascale said that Fox arrested the alleged buyer and seller.
The captain said the car was also brought back to the station house, where he said Fox observed that the floorboard of the car was raised.
Fox suspected that illegal drugs may have been hidden under the floorboard.
Pascale said that after obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle, Fox allegedly found 103 grams of marijuana and 35 grams of crack cocaine under the floorboard of the car.
The captain said he was pleased to honor Fox for his excellent work.