HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A 24-year-old man from Holyoke was arrested after a traffic stop Tuesday night.
According to Holyoke Police Captain Matthew Moriarty, at around 11 p.m. an officer ran a plate registration number on a black BMW on Appleton street and returned as stolen. Officer Murphy conducted a traffic stop and found the license was suspended for the driver, 24-year-old Christian Alvarez.
Alveraz was arrested and the vehicle was searched where a loaded firearm was located in the front area of the car.
Christian Alvarez is charged with the following:
- Operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license
- Carrying a firearm without a license
- Possession of ammunition without a FID
- Carrying a loaded firearm without a license
- Unregistered motor vehicle
- Improper storage of a firearm