New Bedford man arrested for possessing firearm without license

Bruno Ferreira

By Stephanie Vargas

A New Bedford man, without a license to carry a firearm, was arrested after authorities found him in possession of a loaded firearm Saturday afternoon.

21 year old Bruno Ferreira, of New Bedford was arrested after police executed a search warrant and found him in the basement of his apartment on Division Street at 3 p.m. with a loaded firearm on June 27th.

Ferreira, who does not have a license to carry firearms, fled into another room and discarded the firearm.

He is being charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Possession of a large capacity firearm or feeding device. 

Ferreira is scheduled to be arraigned on June 29th at the New Bedford District Court. 

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