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Buffalo man sentenced to jail in drug case

A Buffalo man found in possession oxycodone last fall has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Robert L. Jones, 56, was arrested Oct. 15 in Cheektowaga on a misdemeanor charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance. After pleading guilty to a reduced charge of attempted criminal possession, Jones was sentenced to jail Wednesday by Cheektowaga Town Justice Paul Piotrowski.

The judge cited Jones’ extensive criminal history in sentencing him to jail, town police reported.