Man accused of selling morphine in Allegany County

FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Allegany County man was arrested Wednesday following a lengthy investigation into the sale of drugs in the Town of Friendship.

Deputies took Albert Rhodes into custody on an Allegany County Grand Jury indictment warrant charging him with two counts of third degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance.

Officers say on two separate occasions, the 26-year-old man from Cuba, NY sold morphine to an undercover agent.

Rhodes is currently being held in the Allegany County Jail without bail, pending arraignment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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