HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A man from Springfield was arrested Monday on gun and drug charges in Holyoke, after he was allegedly seen stumbling around.
According to Holyoke Police Lt. Jim Albert, the department received a report around 12:00 p.m. Monday of a man stumbling in front of a house on Lincoln Street. When officers arrived, they found 31-year-old Eddie Santiago of Springfield, who allegedly appeared to be unsteady.
The officers then searched Santiago and allegedly found a fully loaded Smith & Wesson 9MM handgun, 88 bags of heroin and $2,980 in cash, Lt. Albert said. Santiago also didn’t have a license to carry the handgun.
Santiago was arrested and charged with the following:
- Possession of a Class A Narcotic (Heroin)
- Possession to Distribute Class A
- Possession of Firearm Ammo without an FID Card
- Possession/Carrying a Loaded Firearm
- Firearm Use in a Felony
Lt. Albert added that Santiago was arraigned on April 18th in Holyoke District Court.