ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – 42-year-old Edwin Ferrer of Schenectady was arraigned Thursday on a charge for being a felon in possession of a firearm and six rounds of ammunition.

The indictment alleges that on December 18, 2015, Ferrer possessed a Smith and Wesson Model 41, .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol, which had a defaced serial number, and six rounds of ammunition.

The charge filed against Ferrer carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 and a term of supervised release of up to three years.

Ferrer was arraigned Thursday in Albany and was detained pending a trial in Syracuse scheduled for May 9.