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Lockport man goes to prison for gun and drug felonies

LOCKPORT – Shakquil Reed-Robinson, 23, of Washington Street, Lockport, was sentenced Wednesday to two to three years in state prison for illegally possessing a gun and selling crack cocaine.

Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon tacked on a year of post-release supervision for Reed-Robinson, who had pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and to fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Reed-Robinson was arrested May 11 when police raided his apartment, looking for drugs, and found a loaded, defaced .22-caliber handgun. He also admitted selling crack in Lockport last September.

In another Lockport drug case Wednesday before Sheldon, Garrett R. Beverly, 23, of Saxton Street, drew three years’ probation for misdemeanor possession of LSD, which occurred Feb. 19, 2015. He took a plea bargain after being charged with selling LSD twice.