SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An arrest was made Thursday morning after police seized a trafficking weight of cocaine, two firearms and nearly $100,000 in cash.

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, for several months the Firearms Investigation Unit (FIU) have been investigating a home on Lucerne Road with 24-year-old Hector Cabrera of Springfield as the suspect. Officers were granted a search warrant for the home this week.

On Thursday around 4:45 a.m., officers saw Cabrera leave his home. Detectives conducted a traffic stop on Wrentham Road and explained to him that they were going to search his home.

During the search, officers seized the following:

  • More than 480 grams of cocaine
  • Three large bags of marijuana
  • More than $97,000 in cash
  • Approximately 21 grams (61 pills) of oxycontin
  • More than 460 benzodiazepine pills
  • A Heckler & Kosh firearm
  • An additional magazine
  • 173 shotgun shells
  • More than 1000 rounds of various other ammunition
  • Numerous gold and silver bars and coins
  • A tactical shotgun
  • 150 bags of heroin
Credit: Springfield Police Department

Cabrera has been charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in Cocaine, 200 Grams or more
  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony (Two Counts)
  • Trafficking Herion/Fentanyl 18-36 Grams
  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class A Drug
  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class B Drug
  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class C Drug
  • Improper Storage of a Firearm

Members of the Hampden District Attorney’s Narcotics Task Force and Hampden County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Springfield Police FIU during the search warrant.