SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man was arrested Wednesday after police seized an illegal firearm from his possession.

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, officers were called around 10:55 p.m. to High Street for an incident involving a firearm. The victim had told police a man had brandished a firearm while he was attempting to make a food delivery. The victim was unharmed.

Officers later located the man, identified as 45-year-old Alfredo Rodriguez-Diaz of Springfield, and seized a loaded firearm in his pocket.

Credit: Springfield Police Department

Rodriguez-Diaz was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Possession of a Firearm with a Defaced Serial Number during the Commission of a Felony
  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Default Warrant
    – Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License

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