Springfield man arrested on drug, illegal firearm charges.

(courtesy Springfield Police Department)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - An investigation into illegal firearms resulted in one arrest and the recovery of a firearm.

Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh tells us that, around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, members of the Strategic Impact Unit, under the direction of Captain Brian Keenan, arrested 19-year-old Springfield Dyvee Spencer inside Emerson Wight Park on Marble Street.

Walsh stated that Spencer was found to be in the possession of a firearm with seventeen rounds of ammunition, as well as eight bags of marijuana and nearly $500 in cash.

Spencer is facing several charges, including possession of a high capacity magazine, violation of a school/park zone, and carrying a loaded firearm without a license.

He is expected to appear in court for his arraignment within the coming days.

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