A Nichols man could be spending the next 15 years in prison following his scheduled sentencing in Broome County Court.

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According to the Broome County Court schedule, 36 year old Theodore Cooper was due to be handed jail time October 12 for his conviction on a charge of violent felony criminal possession of a weapon.

Cooper was arrested by Endicott Police July 4, 2017 as authorities accused him of being a convicted felon and knowingly possessing a loaded .380 handgun in a location other than his home or place of business.

Cooper was convicted earlierthis year.