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LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man pleaded guilty to possession of a gun as his trial was about to begin Tuesday in Niagara County Court.

Anthony Bogan Sr., 55, of LaSalle Avenue, admitted to a reduced charge of attempted second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and was scheduled for sentencing Feb. 5 by County Judge Matthew J. Murphy III. The maximum sentence is seven years in prison. Ther loaded handgun was found when Niagara Falls police raided his home looking for drugs Feb. 13, authorities said.

Police said they also found a quantity of marijuana during the raid.