A woman also seen in that area was taken into custody after she was seen selling drugs to an undercover informant, according to court records.
Nester was being held Wednesday at the Washington County Detention Center on $35,000 bond. For Smith, who was on probation for a prior drug offense, bond was set at $250,000, according to court records. He was also being held Wednesday.
On Jan. 29, officers assigned to the combined street crimes unit also took a 21-year-old Hagerstown man into custody on the same five charges, according to court records.
Mario Antoine McCrary, of 457 W. Washington St., Apt. 3, was being held on $60,000 bond Wednesday.
An undercover officer drove to the Jonathan Street area around 9:45 p.m. Jan. 29 and was approached by a man who offered to sell him $40 worth of cocaine, according to court records.
The officer drove the man to a North Jonathan Street address, where the man got out of the car, reached under a bush in the yard of that home, got something and then put something back under the bush, according to court records.
The transaction was made for two pieces of suspected crack and the man walked away.
He was taken into custody by other members of the crime team, according to court records.
A plastic cigar holder containing pieces of suspected crack was found under the bush. More than $1,330 in cash was found in the man's sock when he was searched, according to court records.