NEW BEDFORD — State Police have arrested two men on drug and gun charges in New Bedford.

Massachusetts State Police say troopers pulled over a 2015 Dodge Charger at the intersection of Brook Street at Bullard Street in New Bedford for having an expired inspection sticker.

When troopers approached the vehicle, they observed the operator, 25-year-old Tyrell Sanchez, of Plymouth, and his passenger, 22-year-old Miguel Cortez, of New Bedford, engaging in furtive movements, which caused the troopers to be concerned for their safety.

The troopers immediately removed Sanchez and Cortez from the vehicle and, upon further investigation, located substances believed to be fentanyl, crack cocaine, and marijuana, as well as more than $1,800 in cash.  Troopers also located a Glock, 9mm handgun with a 17 round magazine, loaded with 15 rounds of hollow-point ammunition located in the vehicle.

Cortez is charged with Conspiracy, Conspiracy to violate drug laws, Carrying a loaded firearm, Possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device, Possession of a large capacity firearm in the commission of a felony, Unlawful possession of a firearm, 2nd offense, Firearm violation with three prior violent/drug crimes, Unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition without an FID card, subsequent offense, and Possession with intent to distribute a Class D drug.

Sanchez is charged with Conspiracy, Conspiracy to violate drug laws, Carrying a loaded firearm, Possession of a large capacity weapon or feeding device, Possession of a large capacity firearm in the commission of a felony, Unlawful possession of a firearm, Possession of a firearm without an FID card, Possession of ammunition without an FID card, Trafficking in fentanyl, Possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance, and an Expired inspection sticker.

Both men were transported to the Ash Street Jail in New Bedford pending bail and/or arraignment in New Bedford District Court.