Buffalo police on Friday announced the arrest of a parolee on a weapons possession charge.
Terrance Staples, 23, of Howell Street, had served a brief state prison term on a 2012 weapons conviction. He was paroled last May, according to records.
The State Parole Division said taples had a stolen handgun hidden among personal effects in a plastic bin in his Black Rock house.
Staples is charged with criminal possession of a weapon.