HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – A 2004 black Cadillac DeVille was stopped for a civil motor vehicle infraction by the Hadley Police Department on Friday, August 12, 2022 at about 1:31 AM.

To avoid towing the vehicle, officers attempted to identify the passenger after determining the operator did not have a valid license.

Officers were given a false name and date of birth by the passenger. Further investigation revealed Van Schryver to be the identified passenger.

As a result of a probation violation, Schryver had an active warrant out of Connecticut. Schryver was placed under arrest without incident.

When officers searched the vehicle, they found a loaded Sig Sauer P938 handgun, 99 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 22 grams of uncut carfentanil, 12 grams of cocaine, 4 grams of crack cocaine, and packaging for narcotics inside the glove box.

40-year-old Schryver is being charged with:

  • Carrying a firearm without an LTC
  • Posses ammunition without FID
  • Posses firearm during a felony
  • Trafficking carfentanil
  • Possession with intent to distribute class B
  • Possession with intent to distribute class A
  • Fugitive from justice