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A 59-year-old Buffalo man was ordered by Cheektowaga Town Justice Paul S. Piotrowski on Friday to serve a six-month jail term on his guilty plea to a petit larceny charge for a shoplifting incident at the Family Dollar Store at 2320 Genesee St. on May 5.

Rickie Latham, of Comstock Avenue, was arrested for trying to steal four sets of bedsheets from the store. Court officials noted Latham has 70 similar convictions over the past 25 years.