Worcester Teen Arrested with Loaded Firearm

 by Tom MarinoMay 12, 2023
Last Updated May 12, 2023 9:06 PM

WORCESTER - Police responded to a report of a man with a gun near Union Street early Friday morning, leading to the arrest of Pablo Roman, 19, of Worcester.

Worcester Police received a report at around 12:15 AM that a man was seen holding a handgun. Police responded to the scene and began searching for the man based on the description given in the report.

Officer located Roman near the bus hub on Foster Street. He allegedly ran as they approached him.

When police caught up to him, they say they saw the a firearm through an open pant led. Roman eventually stopped and was placed in handcuffs before police removed the weapon, which they say had a loaded magazine.

Roman does not have a license to carry firearms and faces charges of:

  • Unlawfully Carrying a Firearm;
  • Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card;
  • Disorderly while Armed; and
  • Trespassing.

Editor's note: The information provided in this report is based on recent events as described by police. The claims within are allegations by police which may be challenged by the accused in court.

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