Four teenagers arrested, found with illegal firearm

Photo Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police.
Photo Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police.

ATTLEBORO, MA (WPRI) – Massachusetts State Police arrested four teenagers Sunday night during a traffic stop in Attleboro.

The driver, a 17-year-old town resident, faces charges ranging from unlawful possession of a firearm without a license, person under 21 possessing liquor, speeding, and marked lanes violation.

Two of the three passengers were 18 years of age, according to police.  Keyshawn D. Johnson and Jason R. Rocha, Jr., both of Attleboro.

A 17-year-old Attleboro boy was also arrested on various charges including carrying brass knuckles.

Police seized a loaded Smith & Wesson .38 Special Pistol along with alcohol and other paraphernalia from the car.

All four teens were held, pending their arraignment Monday morning.