Wayne County sheriff's deputies charged Leroy “Looch” Banks IV, 32, of Lyons, with two counts each of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both class B felonies.

LYONS — A three-month investigation by police into the alleged sale of cocaine led to the arrest of a Lyons man on Tuesday morning.

Members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Wayne County Narcotics Enforcement Team, announced the arrest of Leroy “Looch” Banks IV, 32, of 80 William St., who was charged with two counts each of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both class B felonies. 

Banks was additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, after he was allegedly found with a quantity of crack cocaine at the time of his arrest. 

Banks was arraigned in Lyons Town Court and placed in the Wayne County Jail without bail due to prior felony convictions, deputies said. He will reappear in court at a later date.