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Two Buffalo men charged with murder, burglary and robbery in Cheektowaga shooting.


01/31/2012

ERIE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY FRANK A SEDITA, III ANNOUNCED THAT 41 YEAR OLD EDWARD MC CLOUD, A/K/A DALE JOHNSON, OF 207 PERSON STREET, BUFFALO WAS ARRAIGNED THIS MORNING BEFORE COUNTY COURT JUDGE SHEILA A. DITULLIO ON A SEALED INDICTMENT.  CO-DEFENDANT, 27 YEAR OLD ROCKIE JONES, III, WAS ARRAIGNED ON JANUARY 30, 2012 AT 2:00 P.M. BEFORE COUNTY COURT JUDGE SHEILA A. DITULLIO, ALSO ON A SEALED INDICTMENT.  BOTH DEFENDANTS ARE CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE, BURGLARY IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND ROBBERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE.

IT IS ALLEGED THAT ON NOVEMBER 13, 2011, MC CLOUD AND JONES UNLAWFULLY ENTERED 99 W. GRAND BOULEVARD IN CHEEKTOWAGA ARMED WITH A GUN, FORCIBLY STOLE PROPERTY FROM 37 YEAR OLD ARMOD LAW, AND FATALLY SHOT HIM.

IF CONVICTED OF THESE CRIMES, BOTH MC CLOUD AND JONES FACE A MAXIMUM PRISON SENTENCE OF 25 YEARS TO LIFE.