WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man from West Springfield was arrested at the Express Inn on an active warrant for firearm and drug charges.

According to the West Springfield Police Department, 27-year-old Jose Arroyo-Torres of West Springfield was arrested after police received information that he was staying at the Express Inn at 1557 Riverdale Street. Officers found Torres in a rented room and was arrested with five .38 caliber rounds in his pocket. Officers also seized a .38 caliber handgun and wax packets, packaged consistently with heroin distribution.

Jose Arroyo-Torres is charged with the following:

  • Warrant Arrest
    • Possession of a firearm without FID card
    • Possession of ammunition without FID card
    • Possession of Class “A” drug