North Adams man faces multiple charges after police find loaded gun, drugs

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NORTH ADAMS — A multi-agency law enforcement operation led to the arrest of a North Adams man on Monday, Nov. 27, after a search warrant was executed at his city residence, resulting in the seizure of illegal firearms and drugs.

Police discovered an illegally possessed loaded Walther .22 Caliber handgun, 53.5 counterfeit pressed Fentanyl pills, and 3.3 grams of cocaine/crack cocaine during the search.

The male suspect, whose identity has not been released, was arrested and is facing several charges.

He is slated to be arraigned in Northern Berkshire District Court on counts including possession of a firearm without an FID card, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without an FID card, possession of a firearm while committing a felony, possession with intent to distribute a Class A drug (Fentanyl), and possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug (Cocaine/Crack Cocaine).

Further details regarding the investigation and the subsequent legal proceedings have yet to be disclosed.

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