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

Cocaine Trafficking

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.