SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Thursday at around 10:45 p.m. Springfield Police officers saw a car idling in a CVS parking lot on State Street. Officers saw the car to be taking up two spaces that included a handicap spot.
According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, the car did not have a handicap placard or permit and was not a registered vehicle. An officer approached a man, later identified as 30 year old Michael Pinkney from Springfield. Pinkley did not have insurance and had a suspended license. After taking Pinkley into custody, officers found a loaded firearm, crack-cocaine, and cocaine inside his jacket.
Michael Pinkney is being charged with:
- Possession of a firearm without a FID.
- Carrying a loaded firearm without a license.
- Convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
- Possession of a Class B Drug (Cocaine).
- Possession of a Class B Drug (Crack-Cocaine).
- Operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
- Unregistered motor vehicle.
- Uninsured motor vehicle.