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A jury has found a convicted felon guilty of illegally possessing a firearm following a trial before U.S. District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. reported Thursday.

Jason Gladden, 26, of Buffalo, faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced July 8.

Prosecutors said that parole officers, Buffalo police and U.S. marshals, searching for Gladden, found him at an address on Freund Street on Oct. 6, 2010. Officers said they discovered a 12-gauge shotgun there that Gladden claimed he was using to protect the house.