A Milford man was arrested this week and charged with illegally possessing a firearm.

Police said that on July 20 they received a complaint that Dylan DeRosa, 25, of 8 Sachem Street, Milford was in possession of a firearm. Further investigation showed DeRosa is a convicted felon, which bans him from possessing a firearm, police said.

A search warrant was executed at DeRosa’s residence, where the firearm was located and seized by police. DeRosa is charged with criminal possession of a firearm and altering or removing identification marks on a firearm.

DeRosa was held on $500,000 bond to appear in Milford Court July 21.