Hatfield man charged with possession of firearm while intoxicated in Hadley

Hampshire County

HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – A 28-year-old man from Hatfield was arrested by Hadley police Sunday night.

Officers pulled a vehicle over on River Drive after the vehicle was seen going 28 miles per hour over the speed limit. A further investigation determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol.

The officer also found a loaded handgun in the cup holder of the car. A .380 Ruger LCP firearm, 3 full magazines and an additional 55 rounds of ammunitions were seized during the traffic stop.

Garret Pitts was arrested and charged with:

  • Operating Under the Influence
  • Negligent Operation of a Vehicle
  • Open Container of Alcohol in a Vehicle
  • Speeding
  • Intoxicated Licensee Carrying a Firearm
  • Improper Storage of a Firearm

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