FALL RIVER — Fall River Police arrested a man on Sunday afternoon after witnesses observed the man place a riffle under a trailer.

Officers responded to 320 Ferry Street following the 911 call. While surveying the area, they were able to locate a Marlin .22 rifle which was wrapped in a blanket. After taking witness statements, the vehicle returned to the area occupied by three people.

Victor E. Cruz, 33, of 159 Wamsutta Street in Fall River admitted to placing the rifle under the trailer and was removed from the rear seat of the vehicle and detained.

Cruz is charged with Possession of a Firearm without LTC in Public, Possession of a Firearm with a Defaced serial number, and Improper Storage of a Firearm.

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