1 arrested after illegal firearm recovered during Springfield traffic stop


A Sunday night traffic stop in Springfield led to the arrest of a 26-year-old man after police recovered an illegal firearm.

According to Ryan Walsh, Spokesperson for Springfield Police, the traffic stop occurred around 6:15 p.m. in the area of Princeton and Amherst Streets for a defective brake light.

The passenger, who was identified as Kadeem Batchelor of Springfield, is facing a number of gun charges including: Possession of a Firearm without an FID Card, Subsequent Offense Possession of ammunition without an FID Card Improper Storage of a Firearm Receiving stolen property under $1200Copyright 2018 Western Mass News (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

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