ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Elmira police have arrested 22-year-old Davonte Alligood after running from police. 

Police saw Alligood and another man riding gas-powered mini bikes in the road, which is illegal. When police tried to talk to the two men, they fled. 

Police found Alligood sometime later, arresting him for traffic violations. Alligood was also in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun, police say. 

Alligood is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, among traffic and other charges.

Police gave the other man, who is unidentified, a traffic ticket and let go.