Holyoke man facing gun and drug charges

Bail was set at $10,000 cash

Photo Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney’s Office

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Holyoke man is facing drug and firearm charges after being arrested on Tuesday.

The Hampden County District Attorney said on Wednesday that 26-year-old Miguel Sanchez-Martinez is facing charges of trafficking heroin, possession of a firearm without an FID, improper storage of a firearm and possession of Ammunition without an FID card.

Photo Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney

Police said Martinez was arrested after police suspected him of traveling to Holyoke to purchase heroin on Tuesday.

Police seized 2,050 packets of heroin on the suspect when he was arrested in Pittsfield after his return trip from Holyoke.

Police then got a search warrant for Martinez’s home on Mackenzie Street in Holyoke and there, police found an additional 2,020 bags of heroin, a handgun and a box of ammunition.

Martinez was arraigned in Holyoke District Court on Wednesday.

His bail was set at $10,000 cash.