Man with 4 active warrants arrested after allegedly breaking into Springfield home


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man with four active warrants was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home on Nottingham Street Thursday.

Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News, 35-year-old Victor Figueroa was taken into custody after running into oncoming traffic near Oak Grove cemetery and leading police on a foot chase.

Walsh said a crowbar and items stolen from the Nottingham Street home were found in Figueroa’s backpack that he had dropped during the chase. A knife was also allegedly found in his pants pocket.

Figueroa has been charged with:

• Felony Breaking & Entering into a Building during the Daytime 
• Larceny over $1200
• Possession of Burglarious Instruments (Crow Bar)
• Carrying a Dangerous Weapon while having an active Warrant (Knife)
• Resisting Arrest
• Arrest Warrant (Holyoke District Court)
• Arrest Warrant (Holyoke District Court)
• Arrest Warrant (Palmer District Court)
• Default Warrant (Hampden County Superior Court)

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