Shrewsbury Police arrest three for alleged drugs, firearms possession

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Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this afternoon:

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at approximately 1415 hours, Officer Kevin Caviston of the Shrewsbury Police Department, while on patrol in the area of Route 9 westbound near Quinsigamond Plaza, queried Massachusetts license plate 1RWZ57 that was on a 2001 Honda Civic.  A result of the query showed that the vehicle was stolen out of the City of Worcester.  A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the occupants were detained. During the roadside investigation, a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun was located within the vehicle’s passenger area. None of the occupants in the vehicle possessed a valid License to Carry firearms (LTC). Inside the vehicle Officers also located additional ammunition and a substance believed to be heroin.

The following individuals were arrested and charged with:

REINALDO PAGAN OCASIO 54 Salem Street Fitchburg MA

266/60: Receiving stolen motor vehicle

269/10: Possess Large Capacity Firearm

269/10M: Possess Large Capacity Magazine

269/10/G Possess firearm without an FID card

274/7: Conspiracy

AYLA MERCEDES 24 Great Brook Valley Avenue Apt 2 Worcester MA

94C/32 Possession of Class A substance, Heroin

269/10: Possess Large Capacity Firearm

269/10M: Possess Large Capacity Magazine

269/10/G Possess firearm without an FID card

274/7: Conspiracy

MARJORIE ROJAS-SANTOS 139 Mechanic Street Apt 1 Southbridge MA

94C/32 Possession of Class A substance, Heroin

269/10: Possess Large Capacity Firearm

269/10M: Possess Large Capacity Magazine

269/10/G Possess firearm without an FID card

274/7: Conspiracy