Man Arrested on Firearms Charges; Gun Seized

28-year-old Alexander Rodriguez is from Lowell, Massachusetts

Police arrested a Massachusetts man Tuesday night after investigating a report of a man brandishing a firearm at another motorist.

28-year-old Alexander Rodriguez of 374 Adams St., #141, in Lowell was stopped on Adams St. for committing several motor vehicle infractions.

On the floor of the vehicle, officers found a loaded Smith and Wesson semi-automatic handgun, equipped with a high capacity magazine.

Rodriguez was arrested and charged with unlawful carrying of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a firearm while loaded, improper storage of a firearm and illegal possession of a high capacity feeding device.

Rodriguez was held overnight at the Lowell Police Station and was arraigned Wednesday morning in Lowell District Court.

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