Springfield Police Officers Recover Loaded Firearm after Traffic Stop

Springfield, Mass. — On Thursday May 5th at approximately 4:40 p.m. Springfield Police Officers seized a loaded firearm and arrested 35-year-old Luis Torres-Serrano near the intersection of Wilbraham Road and Colton Street.

Springfield Police Officers observed a car with a paper temporary license plate which was not registered with the RMV.  Officers conducted a traffic stop and the driver, later identified as Luis Torres-Serrano, did not have a driver’s license and was placed under arrest.

Torres-Serrano then informed officers he had a firearm in his pocket, which was secured.  Officers also recovered two bags of cocaine.

35-year-old Luis Torres-Serrano of Springfield is charged with:

  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • RMV Document Forge/Misuse
  • Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Unregistered Motor Vehicle
  • Number Plate Violation to Conceal ID
  • Uninsured Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of a Class B Drug