SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee man was arrested on Sunday after police saw him allegedly drop a gun and pick it back up during a festival in Springfield.
According to the Springfield Police Department, at around 4:40 p.m. 21-year-old Felix Martinez of Chicopee was arrested in the area of the 0-100 block of State Street in Springfield after officers saw him drop and pick up a firearm during a festival at Riverfront Park. Police say he then attempted to ride away on a scooter before he was stopped and detained.
Felix Martinez of Chicopee is charged with:
- Carrying a Firearm without a License
- Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
- Possession of Ammunition without a FID Card