Springfield man with pending gun charges arrested for possession of firearm, drugs

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man was arrested Tuesday following an investigation on illegal firearms.

Springfield Police along with the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit and the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department arrested 33-year-old Edward Jones of Springfield near Dorne and Newman Street. Officers found a loaded firearm, ammunition, cocaine, crack-cocaine, oxycontin and more than $3,300 in cash in his possession.

Jones has been charged with the following:

  • Carrying a loaded capacity firearm without a license
  • Firearm violation with 2 prior violent/drug crimes
  • Possession of a firearm without a FID card – Subsequent offense
  • Carrying a firearm without a license
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony
  • Violation of a firearm surrender order
  • Possession of ammunition
  • Cocaine trafficking
  • Distribution of a Class B drug
  • Possession with the intent to distribute a Class B drug

Jones also had pending firearm charges in Chicopee and Springfield courts, along with previous firearm convictions.

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