SPD FIU Detectives Seize Loaded Firearm Saturday Night

Springfield, Mass. — On Saturday March 5th at approximately 8:20 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit (FIU) under the direction of Lt,. Brian Beliveau seized a loaded firearm and arrested 18 year old Maurice Crump inside his home on the 700 block of Carew Street.

FIU Detectives received information Crump was in possession of a firearm and applied for and were granted a search warrant for his apartment.  Detectives detained Crump during the search and located the firearm on a TV stand inside his bedroom.  Crump’s bedroom door was open giving anyone in the home access to the firearm.  A 6 year old was playing in the next room.

18 year old Maurice Crump of Springfield is charged with:

  • Possession of a Firearm without a FID Card – Subsequent Offense
  • Possession of Ammunition without a FID Card
  • Improper Storage of a Firearm
  • Reckless Endangerment of a Child