SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man wanted for an armed home invasion was arrested Tuesday night.

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, at around 6:10 p.m. the Firearms Investigation Unit saw 30-year-old Alexander Sifuentes who had an outstanding warrant and was arrestable for an armed-home invasion on August 26th, in the area of Boston Road and Temby Street. A traffic stop was conducted after Sifuentes got into a car and drove away on a suspended license.

Sifuentes was arrested near the intersection of Pendleton Avenue and Walnut Street. Detectives seized a loaded semi-automatic firearm capable of holding 14 rounds of ammunition, approximately 86 grams of marijuana, and more than $300.

Alexander Sifuentes is charged with the following:

  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License – 2nd Offense
  • Carrying a Loaded Large Capacity Firearm on a Public Way
  • Firearm Violation with 2 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes
  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class D Drug
  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Witness Intimidation
  • Home Invasion
  • Malicious Destruction of Property Over $1200
  • Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License
  • Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Arrest Warrant
  • Fugitive from Justice Warrant – New Jersey

A total of 201 firearms have been seized by Springfield Police so far in 2022.