Two arrested, loaded firearm seized after traffic stop in Springfield

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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.

(Photo: Springfield PD)

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.

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