LOCKPORT – A resident of the Tuscarora Indian Reservation was ordered Tuesday to serve a year in Niagara County Jail for violating the terms of his probation for knowingly buying a stolen car in March 2011.

Michael J. Kirkland, 35, of Walmore Road, originally had been placed on five years’ probation by County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas after he pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Kirkland violated probation by failing a drug test, not completing his assigned 40 days in the county work program, not getting a job and not paying his court surcharges, Assistant District Attorney Theresa L. Prezioso said.