Man charged with stabbing Springfield club bouncer

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Police say they found a bloody knife inside the car of a suspect who allegedly stabbed a nightclub bouncer over the weekend.

Davey Pagan, 34, of Springfield is charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon following the incident at the Aquarius Nightclub on State Street early Sunday morning.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News that there was some sort of disturbance involving a bouncer inside the club as it was closing around 1:30 A.M. As it was happening, the bouncer was stabbed in his side.

Witnesses told police that the suspect ran out of the club and got away in a brown Chevy Malibu with Connecticut license plates. Delaney says a police officer spotted the car on State Street, and pulled it over on Taylor Street.

Inside, Delaney says, they found Pagan, who allegedly had blood on him. They also found a bloody knife inside the car.

After Pagan was arrested and brought into the station, officers also allegedly found 11 Oxycodone pills hidden inside a film canister. For the painkillers, Pagan faces an additional charge of possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute.

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