SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield woman was arrested Saturday after a vehicle was stopped for a reported stolen license plate.
Springfield officers stopped vehicle around 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of Dickinson Street and Sumner Avenue for a reported stolen license plate from Greenfield. The driver, 27-year-old Dra’Cee Matos of Springfield was not in possession of a license and was detained.
A firearm was then found inside her vehicle with the serial number removed. Matos was arrested and charged with the following:
- Carrying a Firearm without a License
- Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
- Firearm with a Defaced Serial Number
- Receiving Stolen Property less than $1,200
- Number Plate Violation to Conceal ID
- Uninsured Motor Vehicle
- Unregistered Motor Vehicle
- Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
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