Oklahoma Man Arrested in Sturbridge on Weapons & Drug Charges

by | May 28, 2020 | Crime, Headlines

STURBRIDGE – A Massachusetts State Trooper was conducting a routine check of a rest area on the westbound side of I-84 in Sturbridge on Monday, May 25, when he identified a parked GMC Denali. The vehicle had a temporary registration from Missouri which had expired. 

Justin Barron, 39, from Heavaner, Oklahoma, was driving the vehicle with a female passenger.

During the investigation the Trooper found a .40 caliber Springfield XD pistol and a Smith & Wesson M&P rifle. He also had ammunition for both weapons.

Barron does not have a license to carry firearms in Massachusetts.

The Trooper also located a pipe with methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia in Barron’s possession.

The Trooper did not file any charges against the passenger.

Barron faces several weapons and drug charges.

  • Possession/carrying a firearm
  • Assault weapon, sell/possess
  • Improper storage of a firearm
  • Possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device
  • Possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device
  • Possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device
  • Possession of ammunition without FID card
  • Possession of Class B drug
  • Unregistered motor vehicle

Bail was set at $15,040. Barron’s arraignment was scheduled to be held at Dudley District Court.


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