Massachusetts State Police (MSP) arrested a person on a number of critical prices over the weekend after witnesses reported him driving erratically right into a weigh station.
Stewart Silvestri, 24, has been charged with OUI-Medicine and possession of Class A, B, and E narcotics, eight counts of illegal possession of a firearm, 25 counts of possession of a giant capability weapon or feeding machine, a number of counts of possession of a large-capacity firearm in fee of a felony and improper storage of a giant capability firearm, and single counts of possession of a silencer and possession of a firearm whereas beneath the affect, in keeping with MSP.
At 10:39 p.m. on October 14, MSP Trooper Charles Buckley responded to the weigh station on Route 95 south in Rowley after witnesses noticed a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander driver working erratically previous to coming into the weigh station.
Buckley made contact with Silvestri and “noticed a handgun with a 50-round drum journal in plain sight contained in the automobile … then noticed one other handgun beneath the motive force’s seat.”
Silvestri was then positioned in police custody.
MSP troopers in the end situated seven polymer handguns, one AR-style short-barreled rifle, and 34 magazines, 23 of which had been excessive capability magazines, contained in the Outlander. Twenty-three of the magazines had been loaded, troopers stated.
Troopers additionally discovered “at the least” 22 numerous firearm parts and a whole lot of rounds of ammunition within the automobile.
Trooper Buckley famous indicators of impairment in Silvestri and carried out a number of area sobriety checks. It was later decided that Silvestri was working a automobile beneath the affect of medication, in keeping with MSP.
After police searched Silvestri’s backpack, they found 42 grams of cocaine, 53 suboxone strips, 167 Xanax tablets, roughly 15 grams of liquid GHB (a central nervous system depressant), and a number of different kinds of medication and a number of other prescription drugs.
Silvestri was held over the weekend on $100,000 money bail.