By James Morefield –

On Friday, Shane Brown, 35, of Boston was arrested and charged by indictment with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and one count of failing to register as a sex offender.

During his initial appearance at the US District Court in Boston, Brown was detained pending a detention hearing scheduled for September 16.

Due to a previous conviction for a crime punishable by at least one year in prison, Brown is prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition however on July 2, 2020, Brown possessed a 9mm caliber pistol and seven 9mm Luger cartridges.

Brown also is charged with failing to register as a sex offender between May 7, 2020 and July 2, 2020.