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A 20-year-old Buffalo man was arrested for allegedly having 17 bags of marijuana and a Lortab out of its container when police approached him as he was leaving a store at Maple and Virginia streets about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Maurice Cheatom, no address listed, was questioned after he rushed back into the store after spotting officers on patrol. When he was confronted and patted down, officers reported finding the marijuana and Lortab on him. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of marijuana.