WORCESTER – Christopher Brown, of Worcester, was charged in federal court in Worcester on Monday on possession of an illegal firearm charge.
Brown, 34, was charged on Feb. 19, 2019, with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Brown is currently being held in state custody on pretrial detention.
According to the charging document, on Nov. 25, 2018, Brown was arrested for carrying a Taurus .38 Revolver [similar to photo above] loaded with four rounds of ammunition. Brown is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to previous convictions punishable by more than one year in prison.
The charging statute provides for a sentence of no greater than 10 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, and a fine of $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.