Man arrested with 1,000 bags of heroin, loaded gun in Holyoke

The arrest was made on Adams Street

Photo Courtesy: Holyoke Police Department

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A man from Holyoke is due in court after police arrested him on gun and drug charges.

Holyoke Police Lt. Jim Albert told 22News 38-year-old Cecilio Gonzalez was arrested on Adams Street just after 10:30 Wednesday night.

Albert said officers were investigating suspicious activity involving a car in the area. When they tried to speak with Gonzalez, he ran away, but officers arrested him.

Albert said officers found a fully loaded handgun in the car, as well as 1,000 bags of heroin, and cash.

Gonzalez is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday in Holyoke District Court.