Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges in Worcester

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 02102018 – Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges in Worcester

Yesterday at about 8:15 p.m., State Police arrested a man in the City of Worcester on gun and drug charges.

Trooper Evan Brent, a recent graduate of the 83rd RTT, was on patrol with his Field Training Officer, Trooper Jeremiah Dwyer, when he observed a 2003 Infinity i35 traveling on Southbridge Street commit motor vehicle violations.  The troopers stopped the vehicle and determined the operator, JAVIER CRUZ, 25, of Worcester, 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.

CRUZ was booked on the following charges:
1.  Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
2.  Possession of Ammo without an FID Card
3. Possession of a Class C Substance
4.  Operating After Suspension
5.  Marked Lanes Violation
6.  Driving Without Headlights

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