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32-Year-Old Man Faces Gun Charge after a Traffic Stop in Shrewsbury

By Tom Marino | April 25, 2023
Last Updated: April 25, 2023

SHREWSBURY – A vehicle stop in Shrewsbury led to an arrest on gun charges on Monday, April 24.

At around 2:40 AM, an officer pulled over a grey 2014 BMW at Lake Street and Boston Turnpike for a lane violation.

The officer arrested the driver, Javier Orellano-Linares Jr., 29, of Clinton, for Operating Under the Influence.

An officer observed a fanny pack at the feet of a passenger in the vehicle. Inside the bag, police discovered a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield, 40 caliber, with 6 rounds in the magazine and 1 round loaded into the chamber.

The passenger, Tyler Masciarelli, 32, of Marlborough, did not have a license to carry firearms.

Orellano-Linares faces charges for Operating Under the Influence and Marked Lane Violation.

Masciarelli faces charges of Possession of a Firearm without a License and Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License.

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