New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 265.19 Aggravated criminal possession of a weapon

A person is guilty of aggravated criminal possession of a weapon when he or she commits the crime of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree as defined in subdivision three of section 265.03 of this article and also commits any violent felony offense as defined in subdivision one of section 70.02 of this chapter or a drug trafficking felony as defined in subdivision twenty-one of section 10.00 of this chapter arising out of the same criminal transaction.

Aggravated criminal possession of a weapon is a class C felony.


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