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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Boston Man Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

BOSTON – A Boston man was sentenced today for being a felon in possession of a loaded semi-automatic pistol.

Kyvon Ross, a/k/a Ky-von Ross, 22, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to 23 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In September 2020, Ross pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Ross possessed a Beretta .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol and 10 rounds of ammunition on May 31, 2019, in Boston. Ross was subsequently arrested and has been in custody since. Ross is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition due to a prior felony conviction.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Kelly D. Brady, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Boston Field Division; and Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Wichers of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.


Boston Field Division