WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts State Police say they’ve recovered a stolen gun during a traffic stop in Westfield early Tuesday morning.
A trooper pulled over 21-year old Axel Gomez of Chicopee on Little River Road for a motor vehicle violation just after midnight.
State Police said he was carrying a loaded 9MM handgun that had been stolen from Vermont. Gomez faces multiple charges including possession of a firearm with the proper identification, a second offense, and receiving stolen property.