LOCKPORT – James D. Moore, 23, of Ninth Street, Niagara Falls, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of attempted fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance this week before Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas.
Moore had two-tenths of an ounce of cocaine when Falls police arrested hum Feb. 6. Farkas scheduled sentencing for March 8.
In another drug case, Farkas revised Michael N. Ivey’s sentence from five years to 3 1/2 years in prison. Attorneys agreed that Farkas had promised Ivey concurrent sentencing rather than consecutive sentencing when he pleaded guilty to two drug felonies.
The judge had imposed the five-year sentence Dec. 3 on Ivey, 32, of Michigan Avenue, Niagara Falls. He had a gram of crack July 30, 2010. When police raided his home Feb. 7, they seized another five ounces of crack and $1,700.