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Man wearing body armor faces drug count

A man wearing body armor tossed a semiautomatic handgun next to a house as he was chased down Woltz Avenue by Buffalo police officers Friday evening.

Antwan Castleberry, no age or address available, fled through a yard towards Fillmore Avenue and was caught a couple of blocks away on Beck Street, according to a police report.

Police found him with 31 bags of suspected crack cocaine and eight bags of marijuana, according to the report.

Castleberry was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.