LOCKPORT – Richard P. Garvey of Lockport pleaded guilty in Niagara County Court Monday to charges of possessing heroin and burglarizing a home.
Garvey, 55, of Niagara Street, faces up to seven years in state prison under terms of a plea deal. County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas will make the decision Feb. 18. Garvey admitted to attempted fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree burglary.
Garvey was arrested Aug. 1 in a car parked at the Walgreens store in Lockport; police seized $1,955, of which $1,290 is to be forfeited, and .17 ounces of heroin, which Garvey was allegedly selling.
While out on bail, Garvey entered a home on Evergreen Drive in the Town of Lockport Oct. 11. He owes $350 in restitution to a pawnshop owner to whom he sold some stolen goods, and $750 in restitution to the homeowner.