State police recover stolen gun in Westfield

Trooper arrests #Chicopee man with stolen firearm in #Westfield

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.

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