Cochranton man indicted in federal firearms case

From staff reports

A Cochranton resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of violating federal firearms laws, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady announced Tuesday.

The two-count indictment named Theodore D. Brown, 60, of 315 Long Road, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment presented to the court on March 22, Brown possessed machine guns that are unlawful to own and were not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Marshall J. Piccinini is prosecuting the case. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted the investigation leading to the indictment.