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(Springfield Police Department photo)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Seven people were arrested following a drag racing incident in Springfield Sunday morning.

Springfield Police conducted a city-wide drag racing detail on Friday and Saturday nights in response to numerous quality of life complaints from citizens.

Around 3 a.m. Sunday morning officers observed a car almost hit a motorcyclist on Plainfield Street. Officer pulled over the driver on the side of I-291.

The officer placed the driver Juan Jusino, 26, of Springfield under arrest.

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(Springfield Police Department photo)

The passenger, Luis Martinez, 26, of Springfield, then tossed an object out the car window. Officers identified the object as a firearm. It was loaded and had a defaced serial number.

Officers also made five arrests during the drag racing detail for numerous motor vehicle violations on several city streets.

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(Springfield Police Department photo)

Two individuals from Springfield were arrested, others from Holyoke, West Springfield, and Warren. Several citations were handed out as well.

Jusino was charged with:

  • Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicle
  • Failure to Stop for Police
  • Possession of an open container of alcohol in Motor Vehicle
  • Unregistered Motor Vehicle
  • Uninsured Motor Vehicle
  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Defaced Serial Number Firearm

Martinez was charged with:

  • Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
  • Carrying a Firearm without a License
  • Defaces Serial Number Firearm
  • Firearm Violation with 2 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes

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(2) comments

JCC

And the judge says nothing happened her, why are you cops bothering these people your racist

mixer48

Look at these two beauties.....

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