Three arrested in Holyoke facing firearm charges

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Holyoke police arrested three people after a traffic stop Friday morning.

According to a news release sent to 22News from Holyoke Police Captain Matthew Moriarty, at around 3:07 a.m. officers stopped a vehicle for revoked insurance on High Street near Cabot Street. The vehicle had to be towed due to the revoked insurance, the occupants exited the vehicle. Officer Spafford searched the vehicle and found a loaded firearm with an extra magazine was in the rear seat area.

One of the occupants ran away but was caught several blocks away. All three people were arrested and charged with the following:

Candice Couture, the driver (42) of Chicopee

  • Possession of a Loaded Firearm
  • Carrying a Firearm without LTC
  • Possession of ammunition without FID
  • Uninsured Motor Vehicle
  • Unregistered Motor Vehicle

Michael Gayle (45) of Springfield

  • Carrying a Firearm without LTC
  • Possession of ammunition without FID
  • Possession of a Loaded Firearm

Norman Dyer (31) of Springfield

  • Carrying a Firearm without LTC
  • Possession of ammunition without FID
  • Possession of a Loaded Firearm

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