Springfield Police Department confiscates 120th Illegally owned gun


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield police seized the 120th illegally owned gun this year as of Saturday.

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, officers responded to the 1600 block of Boston Road in Springfield for a disturbance.

When officers arrived, 31-year-old Kejuan Sutton had allegedly threatened to shoot someone while reaching for his waistband. Police found a high-capacity gun in his waistband loaded with more than twice the legal amount of ammunition.

Sutton was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a loaded Firearm without a License
  • Possession of a High Capacity Magazine
  • Possession of a firearm without a FID card – Subsequent Offence
  • Firearm Violation with 3 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes

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