Suspect with Two Open Firearm Cases Arrested with a Ghost Gun
Springfield, Mass. — On Sunday September 18th at approximately 4:40 p.m. Springfield Police Officers assisted by members of the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department and Massachusetts State Police seized a loaded Ghost Gun and arrested 21-year-old Felix Martinez of Chicopee on the 0-100 block of State Street.
A short time prior to the arrest an individual, later identified as Martinez, was spotted dropping and picking up a firearm during a festival at Riverfront Park. Martinez then jumped on a scooter and attempted to leave the area when he was stopped and detained. A loaded firearm was recovered from Martinez’ waistline and he was placed under arrest.
Springfield Police Officers arrested Martinez twice in 2021 (March 3rd & October 6th) on firearms charges, those cases remain open in Hampden Superior Court.
21-year-old Felix Martinez of Chicopee is charged with:
- Carrying a Firearm without a License
- Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
- Possession of Ammunition without a FID Card