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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