Illegal guns, cocaine seized in raid of Springfield home

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Springfield police say that suspected cocaine and four illegal guns were seized from a home on Kimberly Avenue in Forest Park. Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Four guns, including a stolen semi-automatic rifle, were found along with 125 grams of cocaine during a raid on a Forest Park home Tuesday night, Springfield police say.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that four people: Joshua Landron, 29, Hermer Gonzalez, 24, Jesenia Rolon, 21, and Ivelise Barrios, 38, were all arrested for cocaine trafficking and other charges during the search of their home at 166 Kimberly Avenue.

According to Delaney, the department’s Strategic Impact Unit had been conducting an investigation into narcotics sales from the home. They received a search warrant for the property, and conducted the raid at around 7:40 Tuesday night.

Delaney says that in their search, police seized suspected cocaine, as well as scales, packaging material, and cutting agent. They also seized four illegal guns:

  • GT 27 .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol
  • Bersa .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol
  • Kel-Tec .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol
  • DPMS .308 caliber semi-automatic rifle (was reported stolen in Chesterfield, N.H.)

Additionally, the detectives seized ammunition and $107 cash.

Each suspect is being charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in cocaine
  • 4 counts of possession of a firearm without an FID card
  • Improper storage of a firearm
  • Possession of ammunition
  • Receiving stolen property over $250

Landron faces an additional charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, while Barrios had two outstanding warrants against her. All four suspects were held overnight, and will be arraigned Tuesday in Springfield District Court.

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