Springfield man arrested in Amherst break-in
By THE DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE
AMHERST - A man who police say broke into a Sunset Avenue home Wednesday night and stole several items was arrested a short time later on the University of Massachusetts campus
Michael Gibbs, 23, of Springfield, was arrested on Lincoln Avenue at 10:32 p.m. on charges of entering a dwelling at night to commit a felony, larceny from a building and providing a false name to police and on an outstanding warrant from Springfield District Court, police said.
Police Detective David Foster said police took a call from the resident of the home that a man had gotten inside the house and fled with several items.
University of Massachusetts police located Gibbs as a passenger in a vehicle stopped a short distance away and, using the description of the intruder provided, held him until Amherst police got to the scene.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle was arrested by UMass police after officers determined there was a warrant for his arrest and a silver-and-black handgun, as well as 100 rounds of ammunition, were found in the trunk of the vehicle, said UMass Deputy Police Chief Patrick Archbald.
Samuel Alan O'Quinn, 23, of Springfield, was arrested on charges of carrying a dangerous weapon on school grounds, carrying a firearm without a license, receiving a firearm with a defaced serial number and possession of a firearm without an FID card and on an outstanding warrant, police said...
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