2 Springfield residents facing charges after police seize illegal gun and drugs

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two people are in police custody Friday night after Springfield officers seized an illegal gun and drugs while executing a search warrant.Spokesman of the Springfield Police Department Ryan Walsh told 22News 21-year-old Omega Walker of Springfield is being charged with carrying a firearm without a license, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon (gun), possession of a Class B substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute, possession of a Class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute and possession of ammunition. Police say they also recovered stolen property over $250. Walsh added that Springfield officers also arrested 20-year-old Jahsef Edwards, another Springfield resident. He is being charged with possession of a class b substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute, possession of a Class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute and resisting arrest. Walsh confirmed that police seized 170 grams of marijuana, as well as crack cocaine, an illegal and stolen firearm and nearly $500.

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