SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man was arrested Thursday after police found a firearm in his possession.

Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh said members of the Firearms Investigation Unit saw 26-year-old Juan Sierra-Carrasquillo of Springfield on a motorcycle on Fullerton Street and were aware he had an arrest warrant. Detectives stopped him and placed him under arrest.

Officers found a loaded Glock firearm inside a Ferrari fanny pack he was wearing. The gun was loaded with eight rounds of ammunition.

Credit: Springfield Police Department

Sierra-Carrasquillo has been charged with:

  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License – 2nd Offense
  • Arrest Warrant
    – Trafficking a Class A Drug
    – Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class A Drug
  • Arrest Warrant
    – Assault & Battery
    – Strangulation or Suffocation
    – Breaking and Entering
    – Destruction of Property
    – Unarmed Robbery
    – Larceny under $1200

Walsh said he also has a prior firearms conviction from 2015.