SPD Firearms Investigation Unit Seized Two Ghost Guns, Including One Loaded with a 29 Round Magazine

Springfield, Mass. — On Tuesday December 14th at approximately 10:15 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit (FIU) seized two Ghost Guns and arrested 18 year old Kenney Menendez.

Detectives in the FIU have been conducting an illegal firearms investigation for the past several weeks with Menendez as the suspect.  On Tuesday while Detectives were conducting surveillance of his home on Westford Circle Menendez got in a car and was driven away.  The car stopped at the intersection of State and Andrew Streets and Menendez got out of the car.  Detectives then detained Menendez and three other occupants of the car.

Detectives recovered a Ghost Gun from Menendez’ hoodie pocket.  Detectives also recovered a loaded Ghost Gun with a 29 round magazine inside the car.  Menendez was placed under arrest.  The other occupants were released.

18 year old Kenney Menendez of Springfield is charged with:

  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Loaded Large Capacity Firearm on a Public Way
  • Improper Storage of a Large Capacity Firearm