NY fugitive arrested in Springfield after violating parole, shotguns seized


Credit: Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man wanted in New York for parole violation was arrested Tuesday in Springfield.

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, a warrant for 36-year-old Jorge Gomez of Springfield was issued from the state of New York for a parole violation. Officers were able to find Gomez at a home on King Street and took him into custody.

While inside the home, officers also found a sawed-off shotgun, a second shotgun and several rounds of ammunitions. A search warrant was granted to the officers and the weapons were seized. While being arrest, Gomez spit at a trooper.

Gomez will be charged with:

  • Fugitive from Justice on a court warrant (New York state)
  • Possession of loaded sawed-off shotgun
  • Possession of sawed-off shotgun
  • Possession of a firearm without a FID car
  • Possession of ammunition without a FID card
  • Improper storage of a firearm
  • Improper storage of a firearm
  • Convicted felon in possession of a firearm
  • Assault & Battery with a dangerous weapon
  • Resisting arrest

The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Massachusetts State Police VFAS and Hampden County Sheriff Department assisted Springfield Police in the arrest.

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