A week-long jury trial has led to the conviction of Gerald Hogue, 32, on a second-degree weapons possession charge following an August 2011 arrest, Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III announced.

Hogue was arrested in possession of a loaded .38-caliber handgun after Buffalo police officers responded to a disturbance at Davidson Avenue and Suffolk Street. The investigation determined that Hogue possessed the weapon and then passed it to his co-defendant, Cynthia Holes, who previously was convicted on a weapons charge, prosecutors said.

Both Hogue and Holes face maximum prison terms of 15 years when sentenced before Erie County Judge Michael Pietruszka, authorities said.