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East Delavan Ave. man faces drug charge

A 49-year-old Buffalo man who was seen drinking on the street near his home from an open bottle of beer was arrested after police said they also found he had marijuana on him.

Officers on patrol approached Joe Matthews of East Delavan Avenue to write him up for a violation, but found marijuana inside his front left cargo pocket. They also discovered a large bag on him with 34 individual bags of the drug, as well as $57 in cash, police said.

He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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