Jeffrey A. Brown, age 56, of Nottingham was charged with Sale or Transfer of Firearms and with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities, in connection with an attempt to purchase a firearm when he was prohibited from doing so. The incident occurred on 10/26/2017 at the residence of a licensed firearms dealer in Landenberg, New Garden Township. A background check through the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) revealed that Brown was prohibited from acquiring a firearm because of a prior arrest. The case was referred to the SCCRPD by the Pennsylvania State Police, for further investigation. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office reviewed the completed investigation and authorized charges. An arrest warrant was issued and Brown surrendered at MDC 15-4-04. He was arraigned and released on unsecured bail pending a preliminary hearing.