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LOCKPORT – Robert B. Patrick, a North Tonawanda man who had previously pleaded guilty to a garage burglary, admitted Wednesday that he burglarized a house, too.

Patrick, 30, of Vandervoort Street, entered a guilty plea to attempted third-degree burglary in connection with an Oct. 23 break-in on Ninth Avenue in North Tonawanda. State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. said the sentences for both cases will run simultaneously. meaning Patrick faces a limit of seven years in prison when he returns to court April 9.

Patrick was expelled from the judicial diversion program of court-supervised drug treatment Nov. 13 because of the new burglary arrest. He pleaded guilty in June to third-degree burglary for a Feb. 21, 2013, break-in at a garage on Maple Terrace in North Tonawanda.