Lock­port man faces prison for drugs, bur­glary and ID theft

The Buffalo News - - LOCAL NEWS -

Nikita T. Jones of Lock­port, who al­ready was await­ing sen­tenc­ing for sell­ing heroin, added two more guilty pleas on Mon­day.

Jones, 29, of Chapel Street, is headed for state prison af­ter ad­mit­ting to third-de­gree iden­tity theft for us­ing a stolen credit card to make $190 in pur­chases at a Lock­port con­ve­nience store Aug. 10. He also pleaded guilty to third-de­gree bur­glary for break­ing into his grand­mother’s house on Ch­est­nut Street in Lock­port Aug. 22 in an ef­fort to steal money.

Jones washed out of the court-su­per­vised drug treat­ment pro­gram he en­tered af­ter plead­ing guilty to the March 2014 heroin deal.

Ni­a­gara County Judge Matthew J. Mur­phy III agreed to sen­tence Jones con­cur­rently on all three cases Jan. 11, mak­ing the max­i­mum term nine years. Jones was held with­out bail.

– Thomas J. Pro­haska

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