Shrewsbury man charged with multiple counts related to firearms, drugs


Shrewsbury – Police Chief Kevin Anderson released this statement this evening:

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On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at about 5:20 PM, the Shrewsbury Police Department, while engaged in a previous ongoing incident, witnessed a suspected hand-to-hand drug exchange. The subsequent investigation led to the seizure of a large amount of drugs, scales, and packaging equipment, and approximately $10,000 in cash. Also seized were seven firearms, including an AK-47 assault rifle, a 12-guage shotgun, two Glock semi-automatic handguns, and a 9mm semi-automatic handgun. Several of the weapons were loaded and all of the weapons had ammunition. Three of the firearms had been reported stolen; one from New Mexico, one from Nevada, and one from Providence, Rhode Island. Mr. Charles MacDonald a 20 year old male from Oak Street in Shrewsbury will face multiple felony charges as a result of the investigation. K9 Officer Chad Chysna, Detective Timothy Finacom, Officers Peter Capalbo, Timothy Charland, and Dimos Georgiadis, and Sergeant Jason Palmatier of the Shrewsbury Police conducted the investigation.

Charles MacDonald :

Possession of Firearms & Ammunition without FID Card – 8 counts

Receiving stolen property – 3 counts

Possession of a large capacity firearm – 5 counts

Improper storage of a large capacity firearm – 5 counts

Improper storage of a non-large capacity firearm – 2 counts

Possession of a firearm w/deface serial number

Possession of 94c, Class D

Possession of 94c, Class D w/intent to distribute

Domestic Assault