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A Buffalo man was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison on weapons and drug charges. Michael Billups, 38, also was sentenced to five years post-release supervision after pleading guilty to criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance in June, according to the Erie County District Attorney's office. Narcotics officers from the Erie Co…

Two men from Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Wendell Delgado-Sanchez and Jairo Figueroa-Suarez each face a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison.  In addition, Delgado-Sanchez pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, which carries a maximum penalty of life in prison. …