A federal grand jury has returned a single-count indictment charging a Bakersfield man with being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of California.

Luvell Ronell Blinks, 34, was arrested by Bakersfield police following a high-speed chase on Sept. 25, according to the release. It's alleged police found him in possession of a loaded revolver. 

If convicted, Blinks faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. 

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