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Falls man imprisoned for heroin possession

LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man who was arrested in a June 19 drug raid on his apartment was sent to state prison Wednesday by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.

Jose D. Garcia, 54, of Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, was sentenced to 2½ years in prison for his guilty plea to a reduced charge of attempted fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He had to forfeit $2,015 police seized in the raid that uncovered a quantity of heroin.