Springfield police seize drugs, loaded firearm, cash Wednesday night

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Springfield police recovered drugs, cash, and an illegal firearm and arrested three men Wednesday night.

Springfield police spokesman Ryan Walsh said around 9:15 p.m. detectives observed drug activity, and a man, later identified as Tyriek Brown, adjusting what appeared to be a firearm in his waistband in the parking lot of 600 State Street and two cars then left the parking lot. 

Detectives conducted a traffic stop in the area of State Street and Hancock Street. They recovered a loaded firearm in Brown’s waistband, nearly 200 oxycodone pills and more than $3,800 in cash. Brown and Jalen Felix were arrested. 

Officers then stopped Joseph Morrison near I-291 West on ramp and located cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, and $900 in cash on him. He was arrested. 

In total, detectives recovered an illegal firearm reported stolen in Florida, 188 oxycodone pills, eight bags of raw heroin, ten bags of cocaine, one bag of crack cocaine, and $4,703 in cash. 

Arrested and charges: 

25-year-old Tyriek Brown of Everett is charged with:

  • Carrying a loaded firearm without a license
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony
  • Carrying a firearm on a public way 
  • Possession with the intent to distribute a Class B drug
  • Receiving stolen property less than $1200

45-year-old Joseph Morrison of Thompson Street is charged with:

  • Possession with the intent to distribute a Class A drug
  • Possession with the intent to distribute a Class B drug (two counts)
  • Distribution of a Class B drug

24-year-old Jalen Felix of North Attleboro is charged with:

  • Possession with the intent to distribute a Class B drug

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