Westborough police recover illegal firearm


Westborough police recover illegal firearm
The Westborough Police Department is located in the Forbes Building. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

WESTBOROUGH – A Westborough man is in custody after police reportedly discovered an illegal firearm, cash and drug paraphernalia at his home.

According to a press release from Westborough police, on Friday, July 28, police executed a search warrant at 8 East Main St. The department said the detectives had received information during an investigation that a resident was illegally in possession of a firearm.

The search was executed by the Westborough detectives and Crime Scene Unit. Police recovered a 9mm Glock 19, ammunition, $1,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia from the premises.

As a result of the investigation, Esteban Lopez, 29, was taken into custody on unrelated charges and is currently being held at the Worcester House of Corrections.

He will face charges, including possession of a firearm without a firearm identification (FID) card, improper storage of a firearm, possession of ammunition without a FID card and possession of a large-capacity firearm.

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