Worcester man faces firearms charges after fleeing traffic stop

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WORCESTER — A routine patrol turned into a foot chase and arrest for Worcester Police Department officers when they stopped an uninsured vehicle on Chandler St. just after noon on Nov. 15.

The Neighborhood Response Team officer who initiated the stop had earlier spotted the white Hyundai without a front plate on Irving St. After backup arrived, three individuals were approached by the officers.

During the encounter, Osiris Berry, 20, of Oak Leaf Circle, allegedly shoved an officer to the ground and fled the scene with what appeared to be a handgun.

Following a brief pursuit, Berry was apprehended on Bancroft St.

Near Berry, officers found a Glock handgun with an extended magazine.

He now faces multiple charges: Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace, and Trespass.

The vehicle involved was towed from the scene as investigations continue.

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