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Holyoke police make gun arrest

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Police say Joshua Marrero is a known member of the LaFamilia gang Police say Joshua Marrero is a known member of the LaFamilia gang
HOLYOKE, MA (WSHM) -

Holyoke police say they have arrested a known member of the LaFamilia gang in their city. 

Police say Joshua Marrero, known as Wachezy, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop Saturday.

They say he fled from the car and they noticed a gun in his hand. 

Marrero was arrested at gunpoint after police say he would not obey their commands, creating a dangerous situation for officers. 

Police recovered a loaded gun with a mutilated serial number. 

Marrero faces multiple weapons charges. 

He was arraigned in Holyoke District Court.

The Holyoke Police Narcotics/Vice Unit, members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Task Force, and the Holyoke Police Gang Suppression Unit assisted in making the arrest.

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