Three arrested, two unlawful firearms recovered on Massachusetts Ave. in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield police arrested three people and seized two unlawful firearms Friday evening.

Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh informed 22Information, repeat offender 25-year-old David Beadle was arrested after officers acquired a name of an individual in possession of a firearm outdoors a house situated on Massachusetts Avenue.


Walsh stated when officers arrived they noticed Beadle and one other particular person recognized as Joseph Crapps outdoors with a loaded firearm on the bottom within the space. Officers additionally discovered a loaded journal on Crapps.

Within the driveway, a person named Hanief Perry was situated within the driver’s seat of a automotive the place a loaded large-capacity firearm was additionally discovered. The firearm was reported stolen from Georgia. All three people had been arrested.

Beadle was charged with the next:

  • Carrying a firearm with out a license
  • Carrying a loaded firearm on a public approach
  • Possession of a firearm with 2 prior violent/drug crime