LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man who pleaded guilty in drug and domestic violence cases was sentenced Wednesday to two years in the County Jail by Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas.

William L. Putman III, 27, of Livingston Avenue, had pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal contempt and attempted fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Putman was charged with possessing 0.17 ounces of cocaine on Sept. 20, 2012, and with violating an order of protection by using a set of metal knuckles in an assault on a woman Dec. 3, 2012.