Springfield police seize ghost gun, drugs in firearms investigation

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SPRINGFIELD — Following a targeted investigation, Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit (FIU) confiscated a ghost gun and various drugs on May 29.

Under the lead of Sgt. Edward Kalish, FIU detectives had been probing Raycha Mojica-Robles for the illicit distribution of crack-cocaine and unlawful firearm possession.

After gathering sufficient evidence, the detectives secured a search warrant for Mojica-Robles’ residence on the 600 block of Union Street and her vehicle.

Detectives carried out a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon as they saw Mojica-Robles driving on the 600 block of Union Street.

During the stop, at the junction of Union Street and Eastern Avenue, a large-capacity ghost gun was found inside her vehicle.

Subsequently, the search warrant at her apartment led to the seizure of about 10.7 grams of powder and crack-cocaine, 20 bags of heroin, and nearly $2,800 in cash.

Mojica-Robles, 32, was arrested and has been charged with carrying a firearm without a license, carrying a loaded large capacity firearm without a license, possession with the intent to distribute a Class A drug, two counts of possession with the intent to distribute a Class B drug, three counts of possession of a large capacity firearm during the commission of a felony, and a drug violation near a school or park.

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