A man wanted after a five-month drug investigation was taken into custody when he showed up to visit a friend in jail.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)
Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)

Authorities say 24-year-old Kareem Wilson of Cortland was arrested around 7:45 a.m. on Sunday.

Investigators say Wilson was named in a sealed indictment issued by Cortland County Supreme Court. He was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Officers took Wilson into custody without incident as he entered the parking lot of the sheriff's office. He was planning to visit a friend who was being held at the jail.

Wilson was arraigned in Cortland County court. He was ordered held at the jail without bail.

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