SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Detectives arrested a 20-year-old Springfield man after receiving information the suspect was in possession of a firearm Friday.

According to the Springfield Police Department, at around 6:30 p.m. detectives received information that 20-year-old Jorge Santiago of Springfield was in possession of a firearm. Detectives found Santiago on the 500 block of Belmont Avenue and seized a firearm and two loaded magazines in a truck.

Santiago was released on a $200 bail three weeks ago after he crashed into a fire hydrant with a stolen vehicle.

Santiago was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Possession of Ammunition without a FID Card