High Capacity Magazines, more than 360 rounds of Ammunition Recovered Tuesday Morning

Springfield, Mass. — On Tuesday November 30th at approximately 10:20 a.m. members of the Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit, Massachusetts State Police VFAS, U.S. Marshal Task Force and Hampden County Sheriff’s Department arrested 25 year old Jeremiah Ahearn.

Ahearn had an outstanding warrant out of Northern Berkshire District Court on a charge of kidnapping for extortion.  Officers located Ahearn’s car on the 200 block of White Street on Tuesday morning with Ahearn behind the wheel.  Officers placed Ahearn under arrest for the warrant based on an investigation by the North Adams Police Department.

During a search of Ahearn’s car Officers seized 22 grams of marijuana, nearly $1000 and a backpack.  Inside the backpack Officers recovered more than 360 rounds of various ammunition, a 30 round high capacity magazine and a 15 round high capacity magazine.  Additional cash was found on Ahearn, for a total of $1198.

25 year old Jeremiah Ahearn of West Springfield is charged with:

  • Possession of a High Capacity Magazine/Feeding Device (2 Counts)
  • Possession of Ammunition without a FID Card
  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class D Drug
  • Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License
  • Arrest Warrant – Northern Berkshire District Court
    – Kidnapping for Extortion