Worcester Man Arrested for Warrants with Illegal Firearm

 by TWIW StaffSeptember 28, 2021

WORCESTER - The United States Marshals Task Force, which includes members of the Massachusetts State Police and Worcester Police Department, arrested a local man on outstanding warrants on Tuesday, September 28, and found an illegal firearm.

Task force members located Edwin Rivera, 44, of Worcester, on Beacon Street at around 6:20 AM, where they placed him under arrest for outstanding warrants.

Officers recovered a loaded handgun and rounds of ammunition. Rivera does not have a license to carry firearms.

Rivera faces charges for the outstanding and new charges for Possession of a Firearm without an FID Card and Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card.

Both of the new charges are Rivera’s second offense, if convicted.

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