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Malden teen charged with illegal possession of a firearm

BOSTON — A teenager was indicted Thursday in U.S. District Court on charges of being a felon in possession of a weapon and ammunition, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Trey Miller, 18, faces up to 10 years in prison for possession of a Smith & Wesson .45 caliber pistol and 10 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition.

The Malden resident was previously convicted of a felony.

Acting U.S. Attorney William D. Weinreb; Mickey D. Leadingham, special agent in charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Boston Field Division; and Malden Police Chief Kevin Molis made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Wichers of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

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