SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two men were arrested and a loaded firearm was seized after a traffic stop in Springfield Saturday night.
According to Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh, late Saturday night narcotics detectives received information that 23-year-old Ronald Ingram was in possession of a firearm. Around 12:30 a.m. detectives located Ingram and conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Alderman and Pasadena Streets.
Officers located a loaded firearm and arrested Ingram and his passenger 22-year-old Elijah Brown.
Walsh said Ingram was convicted in January on firearms and drug charges. He is charged with the following:
- Carrying a firearm without a license
- Carrying a loaded firearm on a public way
- Firearm violation with one prior violent/drug crime
- Possession of a firearm without an FID card – subsequent offense
Elijah Brown is charged with carrying a firearm without a license and carrying a loaded firearm on a public way.
Springfield Police Department Narcotics Detectives have seized 30 illegally possessed firearms in September and October.