Police arrest Springfield man after finding illegal gun inside his home.

(courtesy Springfield Police Department)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield man was arrested Friday afternoon after police found an illegal firearm inside his home.

Springfield Police officials tell us they arrested 20-year-old Raquan Lopez at his home on 58 White Street.

Lopez was originally taken into custody at the intersection of Johnson and Dickinson Streets around 2:30 p.m. that same day.

Officers showed Lopez a warrant and proceeded to let officers, as well as detectives, inside his house.

Officials managed to recover a revolver, as well as ammunition, and placed Lopez under arrest.

Lopez is being charged with possession of a firearm without an F.I.D. card and possession of ammunition without an F.I.D. card.

He is expected to appear in court sometime this coming week.

Copyright 2018 Western Mass News (Meredith Corporation).  All rights reserved.

Content Producer

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.