According to officials, on May 7th, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging 29-year-old Anthony Morales with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Morales was arrested on Monday and pleaded not guilty to the offence.
The indictment alleges that on January 19th, Morales possessed a loaded .38 caliber revolver and had loose ammunition.
He has been detained pending a detention hearing on May 17th.
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