HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Holyoke Police Narcotics Unit was conducting a stepped up patrol in response to the most recent gun violence throughout the city when they arrested a Holyoke resident for numerous charges, including possession of a firearm. 

During operations police noticed a motor vehicle operating erratically on Resnic Boulevard before stopping the vehicle. 

Upon further investigation police were able to locate a firearm, which was a Springfield Armory 9 MM Semi-Automatic.

Police then arrested and charged 27-year-old Richard Marin for having Marked Lanes Violations, Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License, Possession and Carrying a Firearm without a License, Possession or Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, and Possession of Ammunition without a License. 

Lt. James Albert confirmed with Western Mass News that Marin will be arraigned in Holyoke District Court on tomorrow on January 14. 

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