BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Erie County Sheriff's Office reports 33-year-old Armond Cleague of Buffalo was arrested just after 2 p.m. on Thursday.
Deputies made the arrest following a six-month investigation into Cleague's drug dealing activity.
Officials say while making the arrest he attempted to take off in a vehicle but was later taken into custody near Duerstein Street and Junior Avenue.
Members of the Narcotics Units recovered 9-ounces of cocaine, a quantity of marijuana and $8,800.
Cleague is charged with Criminal Possession of a Narcotic, Criminal Possession of a Narcotic with Intent to Sell, both felonies, along with a Misdemeanor Count of Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer and a violation of marijuana possession.
He's held at Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment in Buffalo City Court.