Bridgewater Man Arrested In Wareham On Gun Charges
A Bridgewater man faces firearms charges following his arrest in Wareham. According to Lt. Kevin Walsh, detectives on thursday night approached a vehicle parked outside the West Wareham 7-11 store. As the officers approached the car, a passenger in the back seat became agitated and uncooperative. A struggle began and police placed 24 year old Mathew Striggles of Bridgewater under arrest. Police later searched the suspect, and found a Beretta 40 caliber handgun in his pants.
Police say the weapon was loaded and its serial number had been defaced. Striggles faces four counts including possession of a firearm without a license and resisting arrest. He was arraigned Friday in Wareham District Court.