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Cheektowaga man arrested after lengthy drug probe

Rodney L. Miles, 49, of Cheektowaga is being held without bail in the Erie County Holding Center after his arrest on four felony drug charges Thursday in Lancaster.

Miles had been under investigation for several months by Lancaster police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration over suspected dealing of prescription pills, according to a statement from Capt. William J. Karn Jr. of the Lancaster Police Department’s detective bureau.

Thursday, search warrants for two separate vehicles were executed and quantities of prescription pills, marijuana and cash were seized. Miles was charged with four counts of criminal possession of a narcotic drug with intent to sell and unlawful possession of marijuana.