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Man charged with illegally possessing firearm in Lyman County

LOWER BRULE — A man in Lyman County has been indicted on federal charges of illegally possessing a firearm more than three years ago.

The indictment filed against Myron Walters on April 9 alleges that Walters was previously convicted of a felony and that he was in possession of a Hi-Point C9 9-milimeter pistol on Jan. 16, 2016.

If convicted, Walters would have to forfeit the firearm and any ammunition to the U.S. government.

Walters was arrested in Lower Brule on a warrant on April 18 and was released on a personal recognizance bond on Monday.