Worcester Man Arrested on Gun & Drug Charges

Monday, February 12, 2018
GoLocalWorcester News Team

PHOTO: MA State Police
A Worcester man was arrested by Massachusetts State police on gun and drug charges in Worcester on Saturday night.

Javier Cruz was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm,  Possession of Ammo without an FID Card, Possession of a Class C Substance

Operating After Suspension, Marked Lanes Violation, Driving Without Headlights.

CRUZ was held on $4,500.00 bail pending his arraignment in Worcester District Court on Monday.

The Incident

Trooper Evan Brent was on patrol with his Field Training Officer, Trooper Jeremiah Dwyer, when he saw a 2003 Infinity i35 traveling on Southbridge Street commit motor vehicle violations. 

The troopers stopped the car and determined the operator Cruz was driving on a suspended license.

Cruz was placed under arrest and, during a motor vehicle inventory, troopers located a .40 cal. Glock with a high capacity magazine and a quantity of substances believed to be concentrated THC and marijuana.

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