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African 'Migrant' Charged With Burglary, Gun Crime In New York

BUFFALO, NY – On March 17, Salad Osman, 25, was sentenced in an Erie County courtroom after he pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted burglary and second-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon.


The Buffalo News reported:


Osman in October pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon in connection with an arrest on Tonawanda Street. Police found a gun in a vehicle in which Osman was a passenger, a weapon that was linked to Osman through DNA, prosecutors said.

Osman cut himself as he climbed through a broken window of a West Avenue home that he was burglarizing, and DNA evidence identified him in that case as well.


State Supreme Court Justice Paul Wojtaszek sentenced Osman to five years in prison on each count, though the sentences will run concurrently.


*Though he has been identified as a “Buffalo man” in the local press. Osman came to this country from Nigeria.