Members of the Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit, Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit and Hampden County Sheriff’s Department arrested 33 year old Edward Jones near Dorne and Newman Streets Tuesday after an illegal firearms investigation.
Detectives seized a loaded firearm, additional ammunition, more than $3300, cocaine, crack-cocaine and oxycontin.
Mr. Jones has a previous firearms conviction and currently has pending firearms charges in Chicopee and Springfield courts.
33 year old Edward Jones of Springfield is charged with:
Carrying a Large Capacity Loaded Firearm without a License
Firearm Violation with 2 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes
Possession of a Firearm without a FID Card – Subsequent Offense
Carrying a Firearm without a License
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
Violation of a Firearm Surrender Order
Possession of Ammunition
Distribution of a Class B Drug
Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Class B Drug
These are allegations. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.