SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police Firearms Investigation Unit seized cocaine, a loaded firearm, and cash last Thursday.
The Springfield Police arrested 54-year-old Jerry Frank of Springfield on the 0-100 block of Harrison Avenue in Springfield after the Springfield Police Firearms Investigation Unit seized 206 grams of cocaine, a loaded firearm, and more than $6,000.
Detectives in the Firearms Investigation Unit have been performing illegal firearms and crack-cocaine investigations for several months with Frank as the main suspect and the officers applied and were granted a Springfield District Court Search Warrant for his apartment.
On December 1st at 9:00 a.m., detectives performed a traffic stop of Frank’s car on Harrison Avenue in Springfield and arrested Frank for driving without a license. Detectives also found crack cocaine in his pocket during a search.
Detectives then searched his apartment on the 100 block of Oakland Street and during the search, Detectives found $6,041 in cash, approximately 206 grams of cocaine, a loaded firearm, an additional firearm magazine, and additional ammunition.
Frank is charged with:
- Firearm Violation with 3 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes
- Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- Trafficking in Cocaine, 200 Grams or More
- Improper Storage of a Firearm
- Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card
- Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
- Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class b Drug