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22-Year-Old Faces Host Of Charges After Warrant Search At Springfield Home

Illegal weapons and ammo were seized by the Springfield Police Department.
Illegal weapons and ammo were seized by the Springfield Police Department. Photo Credit: Springfield Police Department

A wanted man was taken into police custody in Western Massachusetts over the weekend when he was busted with illegal weapons and ammo.

Detectives from the Springfield Police Narcotics Bureau executed a search warrant at a Quincy Street home at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 10 following a firearms investigation.

Police said that while the warrant was being executed, the target of the investigation, Kevin Colon-Soto, age 22, was located on Dawes Street in possession of a loaded handgun with 15 bullets.

Inside the home, police said that investigators also seized 77 rounds of ammunition and a laser attachment for a gun.

Colon-Soto was charged with:

  • Carrying a loaded large-capacity firearm in public;
  • Carrying a firearm without a license;
  • Possession of a high capacity magazine/feeding device;
  • Possession of ammunition without an FID card;
  • Possession of a Class B drug with the intent to distribute;
  • Armed and masked robbery;
  • Possession of a Class A drug;
  • Distribution of a Class B drug.

No return court date for Colon-Soto has been announced.

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