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LOCKPORT – Eddie L. Smith Jr., who had 1.17 grams of cocaine with him when police raided his home May 17, pleaded guilty to a felony Friday in Niagara County Court.

County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas scheduled sentencing May 3 for Smith, 29, now of Greenview Terrace, Wheatfield, who pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Smith was living on 18th Street in the Falls when he was arrested. He agreed to forfeit $233 in cash he had on him at the time.

Another man picked up in the raid, Eric A. Nelson, 24, of Woodlawn Avenue, pleaded guilty Feb. 13 to the same charge as Smith and is to be sentenced May 1.